Articles by Chevron

  • Tiger Woods: Golf Legend Discusses Tiger tamingTiger Woods: Golf Legend Discusses Tiger taming

    February 21 2012 8:27 PM

    Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano clamed Tiger Woods was beatable at this week's WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

  • Ecuador Court Rejects Arbitration Panel Injunction on Chevron ClaimsEcuador Court Rejects Arbitration Panel Injunction on Chevron Claims

    February 20 2012 5:09 PM

    An Ecuadorean court Monday defied an international arbitration panel's request that the country prevent plaintiffs from collecting on billions of dollars in environmental damages from Chevron Corp.

  • Transocean Drills Relief Well in NigeriaTransocean Drills Relief Well in Nigeria

    February 20 2012 10:50 AM

    Transocean crews over the weekend began drilling a relief well off the coast of Nigeria to allow for the proper abandonment of a Chevron Corp. natural gas well that exploded, killed two contractors, sank, and has remained on fire for more than one month.

  • Double Victory For Chevron in Ecuador Pollution CaseDouble Victory For Chevron in Ecuador Pollution Case

    February 17 2012 12:11 PM

    Chevron, the No. 2 U.S. energy company, won two small legal victories this week that could lessen potential liabilities over alleged pollution in South America. A court in Ecuador had previously levied an $18 billion fine.

  • Emilio Cavallini Fall 2012Emilio Cavallini Fall 2012

    February 14 2012 12:13 AM

    Departing from a typical runway show, Emilio Cavallini used a sexy, intimate cinematic experience channeling Bettie Page to present his seductive Fall 2012 legwear collection, Risqué Business on Monday at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. View the slideshow to see photos of the Emilio Cavallini Fall 2012 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.

  • Chevron Allegedly Using Secret Panel to Avoid Paying up $18 Billion to Ecuador in DamagesChevron Allegedly Using Secret Panel to Avoid Paying up $18 Billion to Ecuador in Damages

    February 08 2012 6:22 AM

    After a U.S. appeals court rejected an injunction that Chevron Corp had won to avoid paying up $18 billion penalty to Ecuador over pollution to the country's Amazon region, the multinational energy giant has been accused of bringing in a secret panel of private lawyers to thwart the court judgments.

  • Chevron Burning Rig Causing Health ProblemsChevron Burning Rig Causing Health Problems

    February 06 2012 9:52 AM

    Nigerian officials in the country's Delta say pollution caused by the two-week fire at a Chevron natural gas rig is making local people sick, as scores of dead fish wash up on shore, and a local health facility is overrun by those seeking medical treatment.

  • Year In Review: 2011 Not The Best for Energy but U.S. Became a Net Exporter AgainYear In Review: 2011 Not The Best for Energy but U.S. Became a Net Exporter Again

    February 02 2012 5:15 PM

    Faced with international political tensions, disruptive weather and natural disasters and global economic woes, oil companies in the U.S. and Europe reported overall declining earnings for the fourth quarter, even as they earned. The good news is that the U.S. became a net energy exporter for the first time since 1949.

  • Poland Gives Green Light to Massive Fracking Efforts

    February 02 2012 3:09 PM

    There is perhaps no more controversial energy source after nuclear than hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, of subterranean shale deposits containing pockets of natural gas.

  • Petrobras Oil Spill Extends 43 Square MilesPetrobras Oil Spill Extends 43 Square Miles

    February 01 2012 6:38 PM

    Officials with Brazilian oil giant Petrobras, and Brazil's environmental protection agency (IBAMA), announced Wednesday that 26 cubic meters of oily water was collected from an offshore oil production column that ruptured the day before.

  • Is Deepwater Horizon the New Ecuador?

    January 31 2012 12:31 PM

    Nearly two years after the worst accidental offshore oil spill in the history of the energy industry, some of the biggest companies in the world are busy pointing their legal fingers at one another in court over who has to pay what in claims, damages and fines over the deadly Deepwater Horizon oil spill. A federal judge this week ruled that BP is still obligated to a clause in its contract with Transocean that would protect the rig owner from damages related to the spill. That means BP still has...

  • ExxonMobil's 4Q up but Misses Street View, Shares DownExxonMobil's 4Q up but Misses Street View, Shares Down

    January 31 2012 8:52 AM

    ExxonMobil Corp., the world's largest integrated oil and natural gas company, Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings up six percent, less than analysts expected, as higher crude oil profits offset weaker refining margins.

  • U.S. Stocks Fall after GDP Data Hints are Weak Q1U.S. Stocks Fall after GDP Data Hints are Weak Q1

    January 27 2012 12:19 PM

    U.S. stocks fell on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy grew less than expected in the fourth quarter, while weak earnings from Ford and continued caution over Europe's debt crisis also weighed on the market.

  • Chevron Shares Fall After Earnings Miss Wall Street EstimatesChevron Shares Fall After Earnings Miss Wall Street Estimates

    January 27 2012 10:53 AM

    Shares of energy giant Chevron Corp. tumbled Friday after losses from refining operations cut fourth-quarter profit to less than analysts expected.

  • Wall Street lower at open after GDP data

    January 27 2012 9:56 AM

    U.S. stocks fell on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy grew less than expected in the fourth quarter, while weak earnings from Ford and continued caution over Europe's debt crisis also weighed on the market.

  • Wall Street set for lower open after GDP data

    January 27 2012 9:21 AM

    U.S. stocks were headed for a lower open on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy grew less than expected in the fourth quarter, while weak earnings from Ford and Procter & Gamble and concerns over Europe's debt crisis could also weigh on the market.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Point to Steady OpenU.S. Stock Futures Point to Steady Open

    January 27 2012 7:23 AM

    Stock index futures pointed to a steady open on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.02 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.05 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.2 percent at 4 a.m. ET.

  • U.S. Appeals Court Explains Chevron-Ecuador Case DecisionU.S. Appeals Court Explains Chevron-Ecuador Case Decision

    January 26 2012 3:39 PM

    The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday explained why a New York judge did not have the authority to order an injunction last year prohibiting Ecuadorean plaintiffs from collecting on a ruling against Chevron Corp.

  • Chevron Nigeria Natural Gas Well Burning UnderwaterChevron Nigeria Natural Gas Well Burning Underwater

    January 26 2012 9:49 AM

    A natural gas offshore exploration rig that caught fire off the coast of Nigeria, killed two contractors and sank, is still burning causing flames to rise up from the surface of the water, and Chevron a official expects the fire will not be put out for another month.

  • Chevron Fourth-Quarter Earnings Preview: Upstream Expected to Lift ProfitChevron Fourth-Quarter Earnings Preview: Upstream Expected to Lift Profit

    January 25 2012 5:35 PM

    Chevron, the second largest integrated U.S. oil company, is expected to report stronger fourth-quarter earnings on dramatically higher crude oil prices and production that offset breakeven margins on refining and marketing operations as well as reduced output of products like gasoline.