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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, 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 Tracy Woodley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Petrobras Transporte S.A. (Transpetro), a subsidiary of Petrobras responsible for the transportation of petroleum and natural gas, received a new product shipment vessel this morning in concordance with the company’s...
By Stephen Eisenhammer, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's National Petroleum Agency (ANP) plans to raise the fines companies will have to pay in the event of oil spills, reflecting the country's concern over the environmental consequences of...
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 Stephan Eisenhammer and Esmee Verbeek, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The ANP (National Agency of Petroleum) said that on April 8th a leak of "oil droplets" was released from the Roncador Field in the Campos Basin, off...
By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A federal judge in Rio de Janeiro has barred seventeen executives from Chevron and Transocean from leaving Brazil until criminal charges relating to an oil spill last November are processed....
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 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...
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