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…

Violation of Clean Air Act Fuel Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached settlements with BP Products North America, Inc. Motiva Enterprises, LLC and Equilon Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Shell Oil Products US for alleged violations of gasoline and diesel fuel standards under the Clean Air Act. The settlements resolve alleged violations occurring from 1999 through 2004 at retail outlets, terminals and refineries located throughout the United States. BP agreed to pay a civil penalty of $900,000 and Shell agreed to pay a civil penalty of $600,000. BP and Shell also pledged to perform extensive remedial efforts to correct the alleged violations and to prevent the recurrence of similar violations.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
BP P.L.C. $900,000
Further Information Released
BP Settlement Agreement 5/13/2010
EPA Press Release 5/13/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database