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2012-05-07 06:23:23

Saw Scenes That Looked Like "War" During Trip to Remote Region of Amazon in Early 1990s NEW YORK, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1990, noted environmental lawyer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was one of the first outsiders to travel to a remote area of Ecuador's Amazon to assess what at the time was considered one of the worst oil disasters on the planet -- one created deliberately by Chevron that is now the subject of an $18 billion judgment against the oil giant. Writing a powerful...

2012-04-23 14:20:45

NEW YORK, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chevron's massive environmental crimes and sordid misconduct in the world's longest-running oil-related lawsuit is exposed in a new video released by the Ecuadorians who recently won an $18 billion judgment against the oil giant. The video reveals in graphic and shocking detail how Chevron intentionally contaminated the rainforest knowing it likely would cause death and destruction to thousands of people. From 1964 to 1990, the oil giant...

2012-04-22 22:20:32

PASADENA, California, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaLogy PLC (LSE/AIM: VIY) announces the award of a new commercial contract with global supermajor Chevron. ViaLogy will deploy its patented QuantumRD processing to analyze 3D-seismic data in support of Chevron's exploration and appraisal efforts in the US Delaware Basin. The basin is a multi-zone play that holds potential for shale, sandstone, and carbonate reservoirs in the same geographical region, exercising...

2012-04-17 10:21:13

NEW YORK, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chevron's 2011 annual report (Form 10-K) misleads shareholders and the financial markets with information that is either demonstrably false or materially misleading regarding the $18 billion judgment against the company in Ecuador for causing environmental damage, according to a new report published by the Amazon Defense Coalition. The report was authored by Graham Erion, a Canadian securities lawyer licensed to practice in New York who is...

2012-04-14 10:20:06

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A lead Chevron lawyer has made the preposterous claim that the 30,000 Ecuadorian victims of the oil giant's contamination are "irrelevant" to the court case that led to an $18 billion judgment against the company. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120414/DC87608 ) Doak Bishop, a Chevron lawyer from the American firm King & Spalding, said the following before a panel of international investment arbitrators on February 15th:...

2012-03-30 02:21:52

LAGO AGRIO, Ecuador, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A three-judge appellate panel in Ecuador has denied for the fourth time a Chevron attempt to block enforcement of the $18 billion environmental judgment against the oil giant, according to a decision released this week. The panel ruled that Chevron was not entitled to use an order from an international investor arbitration to block the rainforest communities from enforcing their judgment, which was affirmed on appeal in...

2012-03-29 06:21:51

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Chevron Are Runners-Up in Facebook Balloting WASHINGTON, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for April Fool's Day, Green America announced the winners of its online contest to determine the biggest "Corporate Fool": Agricultural and chemical giant Monsanto came in first, followed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Chevron. To honor Monsanto as the nation's biggest corporate fool, a donation was made in the name of Monsanto CEO Hugh...

The Future of Transportation Fuels
2012-03-27 07:17:55

Michael Crumbliss for RedOrbit.com The annual MIT Energy Conference has grown to be the premier energy conference of its kind, drawing participants from around the world to discuss the current and future state of energy production, use, and technology. The conference in its seventh year still entirely planned, managed, and led by students from the college. In my opinion the students´ direct involvement keeps the conference honest, progressive, and productive. Every talk or panel I...