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…

Kriley et al. v. XTO Energy (Breach of Oil and Gas Leases)

A group of Pennsylvania property owners accuse ExxonMobil subsidiary XTO of breaching oil and gas leases. The plaintiffs claim XTO used a subsidiary to provide certain post-production services for which it charged inflated, above-market prices, and that XTO deducted these excessive costs when it calculated royalties paid to the plaintiffs. The plaintiffs also claim XTO failed to pay royalties due on production that occurred during 2019.

Misconduct Type
Non-governmental Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
Exxon Mobil $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 3/25/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database