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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…

Underpayment of Oil Royalties

On April 11, 2000, BP Amoco agreed “to pay $32 million to resolve claims under the False Claims Act 31 U.S.C. § 3729, et seq. and administrative claims that the corporation underpaid royalties due for oil produced on federal and Indian leases since 1988”

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
Interior
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
4/11/2000
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $32,000,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 8/31/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database