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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…

Niger Delta Oil Spills – Dutch Court

A Dutch court found Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary partly responsible for oil spills in the Niger Delta between 2004 and 2007. The court ruled that, in regard to one spill, the subsidiary failed to take adequate measures to prevent sabotage. The court dismissed claims against the parent company. See related Royal Dutch Shell pending instance, “Niger Delta Oil Spills – UK Court”.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Ruling
1/30/2013
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Royal Dutch Shell PLC $0
Further Information Released
Friends of the Earth International Press Release 1/30/2013

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database