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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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc.

Case Number



Wisconsin Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Barbara B. Crabb

Date Filed

September 27, 2010


Government Agencies

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