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Greenpeace blocks Chevron`s Romanian shale gas site

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 04:10

Around 20 Greenpeace activists have blocked access to a shale gas exploration site in Romania, in a third attempt to scupper the drilling operations of US energy group Chevron.

`The Pogues` musical in the making

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 09:13

Philip Chevron had reportedly been working with `The Wire` creator David Simon to write a musical based on the songs of the folk rockers before he died.

OVL eyes Chevron's gas block in Vietnam

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 16:36

ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), is looking to buy a stake in US supermajor Chevron's USD 4.3 billion Block B gas project in Vietnam.

Mere 90 companies behind major part of man-made climate change

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 19:37

The climate crisis of the 21st century has been caused largely by just 90 companies.

Chevron ordered to pay Ecuador $9.51 bn on appeal

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 13:27

An Ecuadoran court Tuesday upheld a ruling that US oil giant Chevron was liable for environmental damage in its Amazon basin region by sister company Texaco, but ordered it to pay a reduced USD9.51 billion.

Chevron in US court to block $19bn Ecuador fine

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 09:08

US oil giant Chevron went to court in New York this week to try to escape paying USD 19 billion in damages in Ecuador, accusing an American lawyer acting for indigenous people there of fraud.

Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron dies

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 13:42

The Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron passed away after losing his battle to cancer. He was 56.

Chevron, Transocean settle over Rio oil spill

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 11:15

US energy giant Chevron and Swiss-based rig operator Transocean signed a deal with Brazilian prosecutors to settle lawsuits over an oil spill off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

Chevron Corp to sell two Nigerian oil blocks

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 09:39

US-based Chevron announced Tuesday it was selling its interest in two Nigerian oil blocks, becoming the latest multi-national to part with assets in Africa's biggest crude producer.

Chevron lends $2 bn to Venezuelan joint venture

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 11:28

US supermajor Chevron Corp. will provide USD 2 billion in financing to its Petroboscan joint venture with Venezuelan state-owned oil giant PDVSA under the terms of a new agreement.

Chevron pays fine for oil spill in Brazil

Last Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012, 10:39

US oil supermajor Chevron Corp. said it has paid the 35.1 million reais (USD 17 million) fine imposed by Brazil's ANP regulator for an oil spill last November.

Chevron faces $25 mn fine for Brazil oil spill

Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012, 15:03

Brazil's National Petroleum Agency said Thursday that Chevron Corp. will be fined nearly 50 million reais (USD 24.7 million) for an oil leak at an offshore field last November.