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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…

Valero Refining–Texas v. KBR, et al. (Breach of Contract, Negligence)

Valero Energy sued four companies, including KBR, over an August 4, 2008 explosion at Valero’s Houston refinery that led to the release of dangerous sulfur compounds. Valero claims it has incurred more than $5 million in damages for the incident, which it alleges was the result of defects in the design, engineering, and construction of the sulfur tank facilities.

Misconduct Type
Non-governmental Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Non-Governmental
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
8/2/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
KBR $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 11/27/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database