Murphy Oil To Spend $145M Over Refineries' Pollution

Law360, New York (September 29, 2010, 2:27 PM EDT) -- Murphy Oil USA Inc. has agreed to pay a $1.25 million civil penalty, $142 million to install new equipment at two refineries and $1.5 million on other environmental projects to resolve Clean Air Act violations at refineries in Louisiana and Wisconsin.

State and federal officials lodged a consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin on Tuesday that requires Murphy Oil to install $142 million worth of new and upgraded pollution reduction equipment at petroleum refineries in Meraux, La., and Superior,...
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