New industrial fine - total payout £6m

Pembroke Refinery operator Valero Energy has been fined £5m with £1m in costs for an explosion that killed five staff. However, Chevron has agreed to pay it as it owned the site when the incident occurred in 2011.

Sector: Industrial

Total payout: £6m

Type: Prosecution

Date: June 2019

Location: Wales

Offender: Valero Energy / Chevron

Description of offence: Breaching Sections 2(1) and 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

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