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Chevron announces $36.8 bn Kazakh oil expansion

US oil giant Chevron announced Tuesday a $36.8 billion expansion project in Kazakhstan, the first major investment since the oil-price rout.

Chevron announces $36.8 bn Kazakh oil expansion
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Children faint again in village near major Kazakh oil and gas field

Three children have faited during classes in Berezovka village just several months after a series of mass incidents of the same nature.

Children faint again in village near major Kazakh oil and gas field
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Kazakh Vice Prime Minister visits Berezovka village after mass poisoning of children

Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Berdybek Saparbayev has visited Berezovka village located just several kilometers away from the major oil and gas field Karachaganak, where emissions of hydrogen sulfide took place shortly before the incident.

Kazakh Vice Prime Minister visits Berezovka village after mass poisoning of children
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Chevron, Lukoil eyeing new project in Kazakhstan

Chevron, Lukoil and other major companies are eyeing a new Eurasia Project in Kazakhstan, an oil production project in the Caspian Lowland.

Chevron, Lukoil eyeing new project in Kazakhstan
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Chevron, YPF ramp up Argentina shale investment

US oil giant Chevron and state-controlled YPF unveiled plans Thursday to spend another $1.6 billion to develop Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale formation for oil and gas projects.

Chevron, YPF ramp up Argentina shale investment
Romanians protest against Chevron fracking plans
Romanians protest against Chevron fracking plans

Thousands took to the streets of Romania on Sunday to protest against plans by US energy giant Chevron to drill for shale gas.

Romanians protest against Chevron fracking plans
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Canadian court greenlights Ecuadoran lawsuit against Chevron

Ecuadoran villagers can seek to enforce in Canada a multi-billion-dollar Ecuadoran judgment against Chevron for polluting the Amazonian rainforest, a Canadian court ruled Tuesday.

Canadian court greenlights Ecuadoran lawsuit against Chevron
Chevron resumes shale work in Romania despite protest
Chevron resumes shale work in Romania despite protest

Chevron said Sunday it has restarted work on its first shale gas exploration well in Romania, a day after protests forced the US energy giant to suspend the operation.

Chevron resumes shale work in Romania despite protest
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa raises an oil-coated hand to show media, near petroleum debris, said to be caused by Chevron-Texaco. ©Reuters/Guillermo Granja
Chevron alleges Ecuador fraud in oil pollution case

Chevron claimed Tuesday that corrupt Ecuadoran plaintiffs mounted an elaborate fraud to win a multi-billion-dollar case against it for polluting the Amazonian rainforest, in arguments before a US court.

Chevron alleges Ecuador fraud in oil pollution case
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Chevron ordered to pay Ecuador $9.51 bn on appeal: court

An Ecuadoran court Tuesday upheld a ruling that US oil giant Chevron was liable for environmental damage in its Amazon basin region by sister company Texaco, but ordered it to pay a reduced $9.51 billion.

Chevron ordered to pay Ecuador $9.51 bn on appeal: court
Processing facility at Karachaganak field. ©Reuters
Heavy truck crashes bus at Karachaganak field injuring 18

Bus driver failed to yield the right of way to a heavy truck at Karachaganak gas condensate; 18 workers were injured, four of them gravely.

Heavy truck crashes bus at Karachaganak field injuring 18
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa walks close to a contaminated oil pool, said to be caused by Chevron-Texaco. ©Reuters/Guillermo Granja
Chevron wins partial victory in Ecuador pollution case

An arbitration panel in the Hague has given US oil firm Chevron an important procedural victory in its battle against a $19 billion fine by Ecuador for polluting the Amazon basin region.

Chevron wins partial victory in Ecuador pollution case
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Chevron, Transocean settle over Rio oil spill

US energy giant Chevron and Swiss-based rig operator Transocean signed a deal with Brazilian prosecutors on Friday to settle lawsuits over an oil spill off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

Chevron, Transocean settle over Rio oil spill
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Chevron claims new proof of fraud in Ecuador pollution ruling

US oil giant Chevron, hit in Ecuador with a record $19 billion fine for pollution, asked Monday for the court to consider what it claimed was "new evidence" the judge in the case was corrupt.

Chevron claims new proof of fraud in Ecuador pollution ruling
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Chevron and TengizChevroil break ice on Kazakh content

Kazakhstan engineering companies are eager to produce equipment for Chevron and TengizChevroil.

Chevron and TengizChevroil break ice on Kazakh content
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Brazil allows Chevron to resume oil exploration after spill

Chevron was given the green light to resume oil exploration in Brazil following a massive 2011 spill which led to the US oil giant halting its activities.

Brazil allows Chevron to resume oil exploration after spill
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev taking part in celebration of TengizChevroil's 20th anniversary. Photo courtesy of President's press-service
Kazakhstan receives $77 billion from Chevron in 20 years

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in the celebration ceremony of the 20th anniversary of TengizChevroil establishment.

Kazakhstan receives $77 billion from Chevron in 20 years
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov (R) met with chairman and CEO of Chevron corporation John Watson (L). ©premierminister.kz
Serik Akhmetov met with head of Chevron

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov met with chairman and CEO of Chevron corporation John Watson.

Serik Akhmetov met with head of Chevron
Chevron assets frozen in Argentina over Ecuador case
Chevron assets frozen in Argentina over Ecuador case

An Argentine judge froze Chevron's local assets Wednesday at the request of a court in Ecuador where the US oil giant has been ordered to pay $19 billion in environmental damages.

Chevron assets frozen in Argentina over Ecuador case
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Chevron pays $17.5 mn fine for Brazil spill

US oil firm Chevron has paid a $17.5 million fine for a major spill off Rio de Janeiro state last year, Brazilian authorities said Thursday.

Chevron pays $17.5 mn fine for Brazil spill