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13 Apr 2017, 10:56 am by D. Matthew Allen
The Northern District of California recently denied a motion for class certification in a case against Chevron Corporation connected to a 2012 explosion at a Nigerian natural gas drilling rig and the environmental impacts of that explosion. [read post]
8 May 2011, 7:45 am by Joe Tort
Last Thursday, a jury in Smith County Mississippi awarded the largest asbestos verdict in United States history against Chevron Phillips Chemical and Union Carbide Corporation. [read post]
29 May 2021, 2:45 am by Ann Lipton
The biggest corporate news this week is about sustainability. [read post]
In response to concerns that the plaintiffs' bar is rushing [1] to sue Delaware corporations "anywhere but Delaware," to avoid the predictability and speed of Delaware courts and potentially to obtain larger settlements, 195 Delaware corporations (including Chevron, DIRECTV, Life Technologies and 24 other members of the S&P 500) have adopted or proposed adopting charter or bylaw provisions requiring that derivative actions, fiduciary duty claims and other… [read post]
9 Aug 2009, 4:00 am
We've blogged before on the Bowoto case, brought against California-based Chevron Corporation for the injury and deaths of individuals protesting the defendant's extraction activities in the oil-rich Niger River Delta region in Nigeria (Chevron facility at left; photo credit; Delta below right). [read post]
7 Mar 2018, 3:23 pm by Anthony B. Cavender
., Chevron Corporation, ConocoPhillips Company, Exxon Mobil Corporation and Royal Dutch Shell plc). [read post]
21 Mar 2012, 3:15 am
On March 18, 2012, Brazil announced that it would formally charge a number of executives from Chevron based on an oil spill that occurred in November 2011 as a result of Chevron’s oil drilling activities off the Brazilian coast. [read post]
22 Dec 2019, 7:09 am
The Occidental-Anadarko merger closed in August 2019 after Occidental Petroleum Inc. outbid Chevron Corporation and broke up Chevron’s deal to acquire Anadarko Inc. [read post]
27 May 2009, 10:58 am by Alex Basilevsky
Today, corporate directors are concerned first and foremost with corporate profitability – that is their job after all – because they believe it will please their constituents. [read post]
31 Aug 2011, 7:52 am by JD Bliss
Professionally, Patricia Lin is an environmental lawyer for the Chevron Corporation who is also very involved in local Asian bar association activities. [read post]
12 Oct 2011, 7:53 am by Ted Frank
Chevron's Amazon Post website is an admirable attempt to get its side of the story out there (one we'd wish other corporations would emulate when being unfairly attacked by the trial bar). [read post]
31 Aug 2013, 3:31 am by Jon Gelman
Kaplan is currently presiding over a RICO lawsuit that Chevron filed against a group of Ecuadorians and their lawyers. [read post]
17 Jan 2012, 1:32 pm by Ted Folkman
It may be signed or offered by an individual acting as Chevron’s legal representative, “and shall act legitimized in the name of the company Chevron Corporation to do so both in Ecuador and in the United States of America.” [read post]
13 Aug 2009, 4:18 am by Corporate Action Network
And that’s what makes the case against Chevron a compelling story for film – not unlike the Doe v. [read post]
14 Oct 2011, 7:24 am by Tom Kosakowski
Anderson for hosting such a successful Roundtable and to Chevron, Marathon Oil, Shell and Halliburton for sponsoring the meals. [read post]
18 Mar 2015, 1:28 pm by Jeffrey A. Newman
Burford Capital  supported a class action oil pollution lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador, but also finances litigation initiated by major corporations. [read post]
28 Apr 2010, 4:11 pm by Joe Consumer
I know I'm not the first one to draw comparisons between James Cameron's fictional Avatar, where a corporate-military entity uses force to obtain Pandora's valuable natural resource while devastating the indigenous population, and Joe Berlinger's award-winning documentary, Crude, where Texaco-Chevron actually does nearly the same thing in Ecuador's rainforest in order to extract oil. [read post]