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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Asbuilt Diverter System Violation

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined BP Exploration & Production Inc. for a violation occurring in August 2002. According to MMS: “A fire occurred involving the asbuilt diverter system leading to damage to property and the environment. The diverter system was not installed as in the approved plan, had inadequate supports, added right angle turns at the ends, and did not provide for downwind diversions.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
7/6/2004
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $190,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 2 of 4) 5/12/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database