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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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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...

Posted in Environment |

`Chevron out of Brazil if it fails to comply with agreement’


December 5th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) US-based Chevron Corp. will have to leave Brazil if it fails to comply with the agreement it reached to deal with the damage caused by an ... Read more...

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Petrobras reports gas leak at drilling platform


November 28th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A "minimal amount" of gas leaked at a drilling platform off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state in the Campos basin, Brazil's main oil-producing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Brazil suspends Chevron drilling rights after spill


November 24th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's National Petroleum Agency, or ANP, said Wednesday it has temporarily barred Chevron Corp. from drilling new wells after an oil spill two weeks ... Read more...

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Brazilian police question Chevron’s oil clean-up


November 21st, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) The head of the Brazilian Federal Police's environmental crimes unit has questioned the legality and methods being used by US-based Chevron Corp. to clean ... Read more...

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Greenpeace protests Chevron oil spill off Brazil


November 19th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) A group of Greenpeace activists held a protest outside Chevron Corp's offices here Friday to draw attention to an oil spill off Brazil's southeastern ... Read more...

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US software major returns to India with new partner


November 28th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
San Ramon (California), Nov 28 (IANS) Pervasive Software, a global leader in embeddable data management and integration software, has returned to India with a new partner, nearly three years after closing its ... Read more...

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