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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…

Inadequate Maintenance of Platform Emergency Equipment

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined Chevron U.S.A. Inc for a violation occurring in August 2004. According to MMS: “Platform’s emergency equipment had not been adequately maintained. The winch and lower flange kit on the south capsule was severely corroded and unsafe for use.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
10/30/2006
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $30,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (pp. 6-7 of 9) 5/28/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database