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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…

Rig Gas Detection System Bypassed While Drilling Operations Were Being Conducted

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined BP America Production Company for a violation occurring in March 2003. According to MMS: “The Rig’s Gas Detection System was bypassed with ongoing drilling operations being conducted.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
2/3/2004
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $25,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 1 of 4) 5/12/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database