August 5, 2003  Shell Oil Company

Shell Oil Company has agreed to pay $49 Million Dollars to settle claims under The False Claims Act. The allegations of the case were that Shell improperly vented and flared gas from various offshore federal leases, and failed to properly report, or pay the government royalties due to the government for the vented and flared gas.

See U.S. Dept of Justice Press Release 8/5/03

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