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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Brazil Oil Spill

Brazil’s environmental agency fined Chevron 50 million reals (approx. US$28 million) for an oil spill off the Rio de Janeiro coast in November 2011. Chevron took full responsibility for the leak of about 2,400 barrels at the at Frade field, which resulted from a rupture in the well’s structure in November 2011.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine Announcement
11/21/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $27,932,961
Further Information Released

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database