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By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An oil leak in Petrobras’ Terminal Marítimo Almirante Barroso (Tebar) has polluted the region around São Sebastião, on the northern coast of São Paulo on Friday night. During the weekend...
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 Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Prosecutors from the Federal Public Ministry (MPF) in Campos called for a new law suit of R$20 billion from Chevron and the drilling company Transocean for an oil leak which...
By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Chevron has said they “will vigorously defend the company and its employees” against criminal charges filed by Brazilian prosecutors for an oil leak last November, dubbing the charges “outrageous and...
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 Laura Madden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - New Petrobrás CEO Maria das Graças Foster was sworn in yesterday (February 13th) as president of Petrobrás, promising an administration based on dialogue and continuity "without forgetting for a moment"...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion that occurred at the armazém (warehouse) 30 in Cais do Porto region of Caju, in the city’s Zona Norte...
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...
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