News Updates

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday inaugurated the largest gas pipeline in South America. The 1.38-billion-U.S. dollar Cabiunas-Reduc III...
February 4, 2010
Environmental groups suing Chevron Corp. over the renovation of the company's aging Richmond refinery threw their support on Tuesday behind a settlement proposal from California Attorney General...
By David R. Baker
February 3, 2010
Listen to the report by Margie Shafer. RICHMOND, Calif. (KCBS) -- Richmond community and environmental groups seem set to throw their support behind an informal settlement agreement with the Chevron...
February 2, 2010
To Greg Karras, a senior scientist of an environmental group fighting Chevron's plan to upgrade its Richmond refinery, recent hints from Chevron executives that they might leave Richmond unless they...
By David R. Baker
January 30, 2010
Calling it an emergency, the San Juan Capistrano City Council approved installation of a system to clean a fuel additive from city groundwater.
By Peter Schelden
January 29, 2010
Search warrants served on two Cook Inlet oil facilities last week were based on federal environmental regulators' suspicions that Chevron Corp. had knowingly violated its air pollution permits and...
By Elizabeth Bluemink
January 22, 2010
Fears over job losses at the Chevron refinery in Pembrokeshire have been raised after the oil giant said it was to "exit from certain markets".
January 21, 2010
A lingering recession and a sharp downturn in demand for gasoline and diesel fuel are forcing U.S. oil giant Chevron Corp. to overhaul its global refining business in a sweeping plan that includes...
By Monica Hatcher and Brett Clanton
January 21, 2010
As many as 1,400 jobs at one of Britain’s largest oil refineries are under threat after Chevron said last night that it was planning a restructuring that would involve sweeping cuts across its global...
By Robin Pagnamenta
January 21, 2010
In Wilmington, Dec. 17, author and activist Antonia Juhasz met with local activists and delivered a book talk for the paperback release of her second book, The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most...
By Paul Rosenberg
January 21, 2010