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Ecuador Oil

Ecuador Court Halves Chevron Pollution Judgement

AP | By GONZALO SOLANO | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's highest court has upheld a landmark judgment against Chevron Corp. for oil contamination in the Amazon, but cut the ...

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...

Massive Amazon Oil Drilling Project Approved

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2013 | Green

By Alexandra Valencia QUITO, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Ecuador's parliament on Thursday authorized drilling of the nation's largest oil fields...

Section Of Ecuador's Largest Oil Pipeline Bursts

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green

QUITO, May 31 (Reuters) - Ecuador's largest oil pipeline suspended operations after a section burst due to a landslide, state-run oil company Petroecu...

We Are All Trapped in a Global Oil Slick

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

Petrol pours off each of us like an invisible sweat. The 20th century was propelled into the stratosphere on a geyser of oil, and nobody wanted to ask where it was coming from, or what it would cost us in the end.

Ecuador's Oil Companies Offered Buyouts By Government

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

QUITO, Ecuador — President Rafael Correa says Ecuador wants to buy out private oil companies unwilling to negotiate new deals with his governmen...