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Brazil reduces Chevron fine for oil spill


September 18th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Chevron will be fined $17 million for an offshore oil spill rather than the nearly $25 million announced in July, the head of Brazil's ... Read more...

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Argentine oil firm looks to attract investors


August 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) The CEO of Argentine state-run oil firm YPF has expressed confidence in the company's future and urged multinational corporations to come on board as partners ... Read more...

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Chevron faces $25 mn fine for Brazil oil spill


July 20th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's National Petroleum Agency said Thursday that Chevron Corp. will be fined nearly 50 million reais ($24.7 million) for an oil leak at an ... Read more...

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Chevron detects new oil leak in Brazil


March 17th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 17 (IANS/EFE) US oil supermajor Chevron Corp. announced it has detected a small crude leak at the same field off Brazil's coast where another spill occurred ... Read more...

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Brazilian officials probe oil found on beach


December 20th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 20 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian officials found oil on a beach in Angra dos Reis, a city in Rio de Janeiro state, and are trying to determine if ... Read more...

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Brazil seeking $10 bn from Chevron for oil spill


December 16th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian federal prosecutors are seeking 20 billion reais (some $10 billion) in damages from US oil supermajor Chevron and Swiss-based Transocean for an oil ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods ends two-year title drought


December 5th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Champion golfer Tiger Woods put an end to his two-year title drought by winning the Chevron World Challenge here.He made birdies at 17 and 18 ... Read more...

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Brazil to impose more fines on Chevron for oil spill


November 30th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 30 (IANS) Brazil's environment protection agency Ibama said Tuesday that US oil giant Chevron may be fined an additional 60 million reais ($32.6 million) for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delma Kinney wins a $1 million lottery again


November 29th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man in Atlanta got the second time lucky when he won a $1 million state lottery. Delma Kinney defied massive odds recently when he picked his ... Read more...

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Brazil fines Chevron for oil spill


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 22 (IANS) Brazilian authorities said Monday that US oil giant Chevron would pay a maximum environmental damage fine of $27.78 million for a large spill off ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chevron to cap, abandon leaking Brazil oil well


November 16th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 16 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian oil regulator ANP approved Chevron Corp's plan to seal a leaking offshore well, the official Agencia Brasil news agency said Tuesday.The leak began ... Read more...

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Top 20 cash-rich American companies (To go with: US wallows in debt but its firms hoard $2 trillion in cash)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Here is the Standard and Poor's list of top 20 US companies sitting on $1.4 trillion in cash, even as the debt-ridden world's largest economy had ... Read more...

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Two killed in British refinery blast


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Two people were killed in a blast at an oil refinery in Britain Thursday, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred at around 1720 GMT at the Chevron oil ... Read more...

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US couple get married in middle of marathon


February 1st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, Feb 1 (ANI): A couple in the US, who started the Chevron Houston Marathon as two single people, is said to have crossed the finish line as newlyweds after exchanging vows ... Read more...

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TV show imitates Tiger Woods


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Controversial golfer Tiger Woods has been mocked in an episode of television show "Law & Order: Los Angeles" which was aired on the first anniversary of his ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods says he’s very excited about the future


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Now that 2010 is coming to an end, Tiger Woods says that he's very excited about the future.The golfer, battered by a Thanksgiving car crash, a sex ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods all set for Chevron World Challenge


December 1st, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 1 (ANI): After a two-year absence, Southern California native Tiger Woods is all set for the Chevron World Challenge, an 18-player invitational benefiting the Tiger Woods Foundation.It is ... Read more...

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Ex-mistresses still chasing Tiger Woods


November 9th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Three of Tiger Woods' former mistresses have announced that they would be attending his golf tournament in California next month.Joslyn James, Jamie Jungers and Holly Sampson will ... Read more...

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Pranksters target Chevron ad campaign


October 20th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevron’s “We Agree” campaign got a whole new meaning when the Yes Men and the Rainforest Action Network sent a hoax press release to various media ... Read more...

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Chevron Ad Campaign Becomes Target of Activist’s Prank


October 20th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report from Bloomberg, an activist group has decided to resort to guerrilla-type tactics to condemn the environmental record of the Chevron Corporation, by performing an online ... Read more...

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Neolithic stonework discovered on Orkney


August 5th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): Archaeologists discovered the first evidence in the UK of stonework painted with a pattern, suggesting Neolithic people enjoyed decorating.The painted and decorated stones may have been used to ... Read more...

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Chemical BPA found on the receipts of the cash registers


July 28th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bisphenol A is used in some cash register to print receipts. According to reports several outlets including, Wal-Mart, McDonalds, CVS, KFC, Chevron and the United States ... Read more...

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Diver Dies During Possible Underwater Explosion on Chevron Oil Rig


July 6th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to word from a waste services company, a diver which was performing maintenance on a Gulf of Mexico oil rig was killed when a possible explosion ... Read more...

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Oil diver dies in the Gulf of Mexico oilrig


July 6th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The most damaging oil spill in recent US history continues to cause further damage to life and property. A diver who was involved with efforts to ... Read more...

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Diver Dies While Working For Oil Rig


July 6th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In a tragic incident, a diver working for an oil gulf has lost his life. According to the reports from a waste service ... Read more...

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Oil Diver Dies In Gulf Of Mexico Oil Rig


July 6th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chicago, July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An oil diver working in an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico has met with his death in an underwater accident which the reports ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods to be cited for careless driving


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (DPA) Golfer Tiger Woods will be cited for careless driving resulting into car crash outside his home last week, the Florida Highway Patrol said. But the world-famous golfer ... Read more...

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Woods drops out of tourney, idle until 2010


December 1st, 2009 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (DPA) Golfer Tiger Woods has said that he will not play in another tournament this year following a car accident last week outside his home that left him ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods unable to play Chevron World Challenge


December 1st, 2009 - 3:20 am ICT by BNO News
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Tiger Woods on Monday said he will not attend any tournaments in 2009, including the Chevron World Challenge, due to last week's car crash outside his ... Read more...

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Bangladesh may have higher gas reserves than estimated


September 18th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Bangladesh may have surplus gas reserves, something past governments have denied, as per revised estimates being examined by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government. Hasina told a meeting with ... Read more...

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US stocks climb on oil, gold hikes


September 9th, 2009 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (DPA) Major Wall Street indices gained Tuesday as price increases for oil and metals including gold fuelled a rally in commodity and energy shares. The dollar hit a 2009 ... Read more...

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Chevron’s Dhaka deal runs into trouble


August 30th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought 'explanation' from state-run Petrobangla for awarding a gas compressor station contract to American multinational Chevron last year, canceling an open tender. Chevron ... Read more...

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India, Australia sign $20.5 bn gas deal


August 19th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's Petronet LNG has signed a $20.5-billion gas purchasing agreement with Australia's ExxonMobil, the first long-term gas contract between the two countries. According to the agreement, signed ... Read more...

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Australia, India sign AUD 25 billion Gorgon LNG Deal


August 19th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI): Australia and India have signed their first ever long-term LNG contract. A Sales and Purchase Agreement between ExxonMobil and Petronet LNG of India was completed on August 10, ... Read more...

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Chevron Houston Marathon Registration Draws Many


July 17th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
Brian Cannell was in Germany last year when his training group received an e mail which asked the members to participate in the Chevron Houston Marathon 2009 as fast as possible as ... Read more...

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