This report lists all of the enforcement cases in which Final Orders were issued in a given year, beginning in 2002. The yearly tables include the date the Final Order was issued, the name of the operator involved, the PHMSA Region initiating the enforcement action(s), the total civil penalty assessed, whether a Compliance Order was included, and the PHMSA case number. Final Orders are issued to communicate PHMSA's final determinations as they relate to the alleged violations contained in Notices of Probable Violation. Final Orders may contain assessed civil penalties, Compliance Orders which identify specific corrective actions the operator is to take, or both. Only after PHMSA verifies that all corrective actions specified in Compliance Orders have been satisfactorily completed and/or civil penalties paid is an enforcement case closed. Final Orders are described in 49 CFR 190.213. Compliance Orders are described in 49 CFR 190.213 and 190.217.
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Information provided on this website is intended to enhance public understanding of PHMSA's enforcement program. Aggregate and company-specific statistical information reflecting PHMSA's enforcement actions is provided beginning with 2002. Key documents associated with new administrative enforcement cases are provided beginning with 2007. Agency orders issued since 2002 are also provided. The search feature may not retrieve every document associated with each individual enforcement action. Enforcement data is updated monthly as additional cases are initiated and other cases are resolved. Historical totals will change over time to reflect changes in case status.