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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Collusion to Fix Prices of Military Oil

In December 2009, a South Korean appellate court ordered the country’s top four domestic refiners, including S-Oil Corporation, to pay the government the equivalent of approximately $168.5 million in damages for allegedly colluding to set the prices of oil products sold to the South Korean military. The fine stemmed from a lawsuit the Defense Ministry filed in 2001 alleging the price collusion occurring between 1998 and 2000.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
International
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine Announcement
12/30/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
S-Oil Corporation Unknown
Further Information Released

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database