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By Eduardo Pagnoncelli, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chevron Corporation confirmed on Friday that a Brazilian appeals court has reinstated criminal charges against the energy giant and eleven of its employees, originating from a 2011 offshore oil spill...
By Andrew Willis, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Deputies and senators from non-oil producing states have secured enough signatures to force a vote on President Dilma Rousseff’s partial veto of a controversial oil royalties bill. The politicians...
By Andrew Willis, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Brazilian court has overturned a ban that prevented Chevron from operating in Brazil, according to a statement by the second largest U.S. oil company. The ban was handed...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chevron, the second largest U.S. oil firm, last week appealed a recent court injunction banning it, and drilling company Transocean, from operating in Brazil while legal cases are ongoing. The...
By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Brazilian judge has moved the two R$20 billion civil cases against American oil company, Chevron, and rig operator Transocean, for offshore oil leaks in Brazil, to a different court...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian branch of U.S. oil company, Chevron, announced yesterday that they had identified a new leak in their Frade oil field in the Campos Basin. ...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A public investigation in underway after an incident at a deepwater oil field run by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras in the Santos Basin, some 250km (155 miles) to the...
By Laura Madden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The American oil company Chevron was fined another R$10 million on December 23rd by the IBAMA (Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Resources). Then just a week later they...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday, Rio’s environment secretary, Carlos Minc, announced that Chevron would be required under state law to undertake an audit to verify the company’s capacity to respond to...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian branch of the U.S. oil company, Chevron, is working to plug an oil leak discovered in the Campos Basin 230 miles (370 km) from the...
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