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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…

DPP v. Esso Australia Party Ltd. (Occupational Health and Safety Violations)

In 1998 an explosion at the Longford, Australia gas processing plant owned by Esso, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil, killed two and wounded eight. In July 2001, the Australian Supreme Court imposed $1 million in fines on Esso after the company was found guilty of 11 criminal charges brought under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Found Guilty
Date of Verdict
7/30/2001
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Exxon Mobil $1,000,000
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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database