Articles by Chevron

  • China's New Rare Earth Policies Could Further Diminish Exports Of Critical Minerals, Weakening Western Manufacturers

    April 21 2012 10:48 AM

    China produces 97 percent of the world's rare earths, minerals that are critical for the production of everything from cell phones to missiles -- and now it wants to keep more of them for itself. The world is worried, but there may be little it can do.

  • 50 Key Earnings Reports To Watch, April 23-27

    April 20 2012 2:42 PM

    Earnings season is in full swing, and about 80 percent of the companies that have already reported topped estimates. We ran a screen and produced a list of 50 key companies set to report their earnings between April 23 and 27.

  • Dow Chemical To Build Texas Plant

    April 19 2012 11:11 AM

    Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW), the second-largest chemical company by revenue, said Thursday it will build an ethylene plant in Texas to take advantage of the sharply lower costs of natural gas feedstock, something its foreign rivals cannot take advantage of.

  • Brazil Oil Chief Expects Oil At $119 A Barrel For 2012

    April 17 2012 3:24 PM

    The CEO of the biggest oil company in one of the world's fastest-rising economies thinks high oil prices are here to stay.

  • Special Report: An Image Makeover for Myanmar Inc

    April 12 2012 2:19 PM

    He's the flashiest tycoon in one of Asia's poorest cities, with a canary-yellow Lamborghini parked outside his neoclassical mansion.

  • Judge blocks bid to stop Chevron Brazil operations

    April 12 2012 10:54 AM

    A Brazilian judge denied an injunction seeking to bar U.S. oil company Chevron Corp and drill-rig operator Transocean Ltd from operating in Brazil after two offshore oil leaks, a federal court in Rio de Janeiro said on Wednesday.

  • Brazil Judge Blocks Injunction Against Chevron

    April 11 2012 5:42 PM

    A Judge in Rio de Janeiro state in Brazil blocked a request that Chevron and Transocean's operations in that country be halted following two offshore oil spills.

  • Californians Protest Income Disparity And Corporate Taxes, Target Chevron

    April 11 2012 5:26 PM

    A small band of protesters gathered outside the home of Chevron CEO John Watson on Tuesday following a California report accusing the oil giant of not paying its fair share of taxes.

  • Chevron finds leak in offshore Petrobras oil field

    April 10 2012 9:29 AM

    U.S. oil company Chevron discovered an oil seep in an offshore Brazilian oil field run by Petrobras near the site of a November leak that led to civil and criminal charges and sparked concerns about some of the world's most promising deep sea reserves.

  • Alan Gaines on Oil Prices: Iran, Israel and China, (NYSE:XOM), (NYSE:TOT), (NYSE:CVX)

    April 10 2012 9:16 AM

    Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), TOTAL S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TOT), Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Alan Gaines (Twitter @alangaines) speaks with Live Trading News on Oil Prices: Iran, Israel and China. LTN- Can you give us your thoughts on short and longer term oil prices? AG- I continue to believe that the short term price of crude oil is overextended, since touching a high water mark of $110.55 on 1 March, given the following: - IEA crude oil inventories rose again, by 9 million barrels versus a...

  • Chevron Risks $22B As Brazil Files New Oil-Spill Suit

    April 04 2012 1:02 PM

    Chevron, the second-biggest U.S. oil company, and Transocean are facing a second civil lawsuit which doubles the amount they may have to pay for two oil leaks off the coast of Brazil.

  • Chevron Wins Small Victory In Fight Against Ecuador Ruling

    April 04 2012 12:20 PM

    The U.S. oil giant is engaged in a battle with Ecuadoran courts over $18 billion in environmental damages. While that saga continues, a judge in New York said Chevron doesn't have to pay a $21.8 million fine.

  • $100 Million Sought as New Discrimination, Immigration Violations Complaint Filed against L&T

    April 04 2012 11:04 AM

    In a new twist to the class claims lawsuit against India-based conglomerate Larsen & Toubro and its U.S. subsidiary L&T Infotech, an amended complaint has been filed to include yet another former female employee of the company who has alleged gender and pregnancy discrimination, and has also outlined in detail massive immigration violations that the company was indulging in.

  • University of Pittsburgh Bomb Threat: 11 Threats Since February, School Offers $50,000 Reward

    April 04 2012 9:39 AM

    On Tuesday police and other authorities dealt with their 11th bomb threat in three weeks at the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Stocks Futures Fall As Hopes Of Further Stimulus Fade

    April 04 2012 8:21 AM

    Stock index futures fell on Wednesday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's March meeting released on Tuesday showed policymakers were less inclined to provide more economic stimulus, curbing investors' appetite for risky assets.

  • Stock Futures Tumble As Hopes Of Further Stimulus Fade

    April 04 2012 7:49 AM

    Stock index futures fell on Wednesday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's March meeting released on Tuesday showed policymakers were less inclined to provide more economic stimulus, curbing investors' appetite for risky assets.

  • Stock Index Futures Point To Lower Open On Wall Street

    April 04 2012 5:42 AM

    Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500, Dow Jones futures and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.7 to 0.8 percent at 0918 GMT (05.18 a.m. EDT).

  • Brazil Moves Closer To Trying Chevron For Oil Spill

    April 03 2012 3:56 PM

    Chevron (NYSE: CVX) and Transocean (NYSE: RIG) will soon know which Brazilian court will preside over a criminal trial stemming from a November 2011 oil spill.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Early Gains; ISM, Construction Data Eyed

    April 02 2012 8:11 AM

    Friday, the Dow gained 66.22 points, or 0.50 percent, to 13,212.04 at the close. The S&P 500 Index gained 5.19 points, or 0.37 percent, to 1,408.47, while the Nasdaq Composite dipped 3.79 points, or 0.12 percent, to 3,091.57. The uptick capped U.S. stocks' strongest quarter in more than two years.

  • Ecuador Judges Thwart Chevron's Bid To Avoid $18 Billion Judgment

    March 30 2012 12:06 PM

    Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX), the second largest U.S. oil company, lost its fourth attempt to avoid paying $18 billion in environmental fines for polluting tracts of the Amazon.