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Brazil Oil Spill Criminal Charges Against Chevron Dropped

AP | By STAN LEHMAN | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal court has dismissed criminal charges filed last year against Chevron Corp., driller Transocean Ltd. and several...

Court Orders Chevron To Stop Drilling For Oil

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 10.01.2012 | Green

SAO PAULO (AP) — A federal court has given Chevron Corp. and driller Transocean Ltd. 30 days to suspend all petroleum drilling and transportation op...

The U.S. Practices Oil Tolerance

Jigar Shah | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Jigar Shah

The real backbone of Brazil's "zero tolerance" policy is that the country has produced enough ethanol to achieve "oil independence." It can tell Chevron, BP, Total or any other oil company that even one drop of oil spilled is not tolerated.

Brazilian Prosecutor Remains Diligent Against Chevron Oil Spill

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green

* Oliveira does not shy away from high-profile legal brawls * Haunted by history of lawsuit delays * He ...

Chevron Execs Barred From Leaving Brazil Over Spill

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2012 | Green

* Chevron halts output after navy spots oil stains * Regulator ANP allows Chevron to stop production * Spill in November...

Brazil Says Chevron Oil Slick Has Shrunk

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green

SAO PAULO — The size of the oil slick at a well operated by U.S.-based Chevron Corp. off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state is more than 80 perce...

Chevron Takes The Blame For Brazil Oil Spill

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 01.20.2012 | Green

SAO PAULO — An ongoing oil spill off the Brazilian coast occurred because Chevron underestimated the pressure in an underwater reservoir, the he...