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Chevron Oil Spill

Chevron Protests Amazon Pollution Judgement

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Chevron Corp will try to convince a U.S. judge this week that a group of Ecuadorean v...

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...

Chevron Offers To Settle Brazil Spill Lawsuits

AP | Posted 02.17.2013 | Green

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian prosecutors say Chevron Corp. has offered to pay $150 million to settle two civil lawsuits stemming from an offshore oil ...

Chevron Pays $17.3 Million Fine For Brazil Oil Spill

AP | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green

SAO PAULO (AP) — Chevron Corp. has paid a multimillion-dollar fine for several "irregularities" in connection with last year's oil spill off the coa...

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 ...

Brazil Navy Spots Oil Stain In Field

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2012 | Green

* Company filed this week to halt production at field * Spill last year led to $11 billion civil suit March 17 (Reuters)...

Chevron Blames Victims of Its Deliberate Contamination of Ecuadorian Rainforest

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 03.17.2012 | Green
Kerry Kennedy

In Christmas 2010, I took my three daughters to Ecuador to take part in a "Toxi-tour" and stand witness to what could be the worst environmental disaster on the planet: the awful mess Chevron left behind at the headwaters of the Amazon.

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...

Brazil Oil Spill: Official Sees Big Fine In Chevron's Future

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 01.21.2012 | Green

SAO PAULO — Brazil's environmental agency said Monday it will fine Chevron nearly $28 million for a continuing oil spill off the Rio de Janeiro ...

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...

Up To 2,600 Barrels Of Oil Leaked In Offshore Incident

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — Nearly 110,000 gallons of oil may have spilled into the Atlantic Ocean because of a leak at an offshore Chevron drilling site, ...

Brazilian Police Investigate Chevron Oil Spill

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

SAO PAULO — The Brazilian Federal Police on Thursday began investigating an oil spill in an offshore field operated by Chevron Corp., a leak tha...

Chevron Oil Spill: Company Says Leak Was Quarter-Sized, Caused By Tree Limb Falling Onto Power Line

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Chevron Corp. said Monday it believes an electrical arc from a power line torched a quarter-size hole in a pipeline that spille...

Utah Oil Spill: Officials Say Oil Hasn't Reached Great Salt Lake

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Emergency workers believe they have stopped a 21,000-gallon oil leak from reaching the environmentally sensitive Great Salt Lak...

Chevron Cited For Oil Spill Salt Lake City

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — State regulators have cited Chevron Corp. for a pipeline leak that spilled crude oil into a Salt Lake City creek. The leak las...

Chevron Vows To Pay For Salt Lake City Oil Spill

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City attorneys expect Chevron Corp. will quickly agree to a financial settlement related to last weekend's pipeline s...

Utah Oil Spill:

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY (AP)— A leaked pipeline sent oil spilling into a Salt Lake City creek, coating geese and ducks and closing a park, officials said...