Shell Oil Products US Case Settles for $15,000.00

This page last reviewed October 19, 2012.

In January 2011, Shell paid $15,000 in penalties for the sale, offer for sale, supply, or offer for supply of gasoline in violation of the California reformulated gasoline regulations. In January of 2009, CARB inspectors obtained a sample of CARBOB during a routine inspection of a marine vessel import by Shell. Laboratory analysis of the CARBOB sample showed that the T50 and the T90 exceeded the maximum values specified in the predictive model notification submitted by Shell.