Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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June 2017 Pakistan Gasoline Truck Accident

The Pakistan Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) ordered Shell Pakistan Limited to pay damages and compensation for a gasoline tanker explosion in June 2017 that killed or injured more than 270 people. The OGRA held Shell responsible for the road accident that caused the tanker to roll over and spill 50,000 liters of gasoline, which subsequently caught on fire. The tanker was owned and operated by a contractor. The OGRA ordered Shell to pay a penalty of 10 million rupees (approx. $95,000) and compensation of 1 million rupees to each of the families of the deceased and 500,000 rupees to each injured. Shell paid approximately $2.4 million in compensation and damages.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Ruling
Contractors Involved Penalty
Royal Dutch Shell PLC $2,400,000
Further Information Released
OGRA Report 7/6/2017

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database