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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…

Failing to Conduct Crane Dismantling and Removal in a Safe and Workmanlike Manner

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined BP America Production Company for a violation occurring on November 2, 2002. According to MMS: “The Operator failed to conduct crane dismantling and removal operations in a safe and workmanlike manner, resulting in the crane falling into the Gulf of Mexico. Accident occurred due to failure to follow the procedures established in the Job Safety Analysis (JSA).”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
11/24/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $25,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 7 of 8) 5/12/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database