Category: Chevron

Chevron planning new downtown Houston tower

Chevron U.S.A. is planning to build a new downtown skyscraper for its growing Houston workforce. The energy giant said this morning it will build a 50-story tower with 1.7 million square feet at 1600 Louisiana St. at Pease. The building will add to Chevron’s existing downtown footprint, which includes 1500 Louisiana and 1400 Smith, the […]  More »

How Chevron turned the tables in Ecuador

The lawyers who sued Chevron in Ecuador, winning that eye-popping judgment, have come under non-stop attack from the oil company. That aggressive strategy has worked wonders, putting Chevron’s opponents on the defensive and convincing many people that the Ecuador suit is a sham.  More »

Chevron enters midstream deal in Delaware Basin

In another sign of the growing importance of the West Texas oilfields to Chevron U.S.A., the company announced a joint development agreement with Cimarex Energy Co. for Delaware Basin acreage in Culberson County.  More »

Chevron CEO: Jury still out on Monterey Shale

After Chevron’s annual meeting, CEO John Watson took a few minutes to talk with reporters, with topics ranging from the Monterey Shale to climate change. A few highlights:  More »

Chevron lends Venezuelan oil venture $2 billion for output boost

Petroleos de Venezuela SA, the country’s state-owned oil producer, signed a $2 billion financing agreement with San Ramon, California-based Chevron Corp. (CVX) to increase output at their Petroboscan oil joint venture.  More »

Tesoro to buy Chevron system for reduced price

Tesoro cited a March diesel fuel spill involving the system.  More »

Chevron wins suit against U.S. over Calif. deposits

Chevron Corp. is entitled to unspecified damages against the federal government in a contract dispute over oil deposits in California worth $37 billion, the U.S. Court of Claims ruled.  More »

Canadian judge dismisses lawsuit against Chevron

An attempt by Ecuadorian villagers to have a Canadian court enforce a $19 billion judgment against multinational oil giant Chevron Corp has been dismissed by the Ontario Superior Court.  More »

Chevron resumes operations in unit closed by fire

Chevron has resumed operations in a unit at its Bay Area refinery that was shut down after a massive fire last year.  More »
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