Pacific Gas and Electric Company
|Industry:||Oil & Gas|
|Underlying Misconduct:||Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968, Obstruction of Justice|
|Matter Type:||DOJ Criminal|
|Relevant Jurisdiction(s):||US District Court for the Northern District of California|
|Reporting Agencies:||Federal Court, USAO Northern District of California|
|Resolution Form:||Court Order|
|Agreement Date:||January 26, 2017|
|Monitor Reference Term:||Monitor|
|Monitor Identity:||Mark Filip|
|Monitorship Term:||5 Years|
|Monitor Selection Process:||
Host Organization and Reporting Agency will collaborate to identify a mutually acceptable Monitor. If they cannot agree, each party will submit no more than 2 names to the Court and the Court will determine the Monitor.
|Time to Propose Monitors:||90 days|
|Time to Engage Monitor:||60 days|
|Time to First Report:||8 mos|
|Monitor Required Qualifications:||
Familiar with best practices for corporate codes of conduct, including implementation, training, and enforcement thereof.
|Summary of Monitor's Scope:||
To prevent the criminal conduct with respect to gas pipeline transmission safety that gave rise to the Superseding Indictment filed in this matter; Help ensure Host Organization takes reasonable and appropriate steps to maintain the safety of the gas transmission pipeline system, performs appropriate assessment testing on gas transmission pipelines, and maintains an effective ethics and compliance program and safety related incentive program. The Monitor shall seek to assure defendant’s compliance with the goals outlined in United States Sentencing Guidelines Section 8B2.1: Effective Compliance and Ethics Program.
|Summary of Monitor's Activities:||
Please see attached Court Order.
For the Monitor and Monitorship Team - No business with Host Organization for a period of at least one year after the expiration of the Monitorship.