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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…

July 2011 Silvertip Pipeline Spill

ExxonMobil Pipeline Company agreed to pay the state of Montana penalties and restitution over a pipeline break in July 2011 that caused an estimated 63,300 gallons of crude oil to spill into the Yellowstone River. Exxon will pay $300,000, spend $1.3 million on future environmental projects, and reimburse the state for $760,000 in emergency response costs. See related Exxon Mobil pending instance, “Yellowstone River Oil Spill Lawsuit.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
1/19/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Exxon Mobil $2,360,391
Further Information Released
Consent Order 2/28/2012
Montana DEQ Press Release 2/28/2012
Notice of Consent Order 2/28/2012

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database