News Updates

The fortunes of the Chevron oil refinery fortunes and the city of Richmond have diverged in recent years, creating friction.
October 31, 2009
  Two months ago, Chevron released statements and videotapes provided by two men that it said cast doubt on the integrity of a court in Ecuador, where the company is fighting demands that it pay...
By Steven Mufson
October 30, 2009
  WHAT: Special Screening of The Yes Men Fix the World with Andy Bichlbaum (co-writer, directer, and producer) joined by Global Exchange Chevron Program Director, Antonia Juhasz.
* Interviews Now Available with <b>Yes Man Andy Bichlbaum</b> and Antonia Juhasz *
October 29, 2009
  HOUSTON — An American whose secret recordings have placed him at the center of a $27 billion lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador is a convicted drug trafficker, records show, throwing another...
By Cliffod Krauss
October 29, 2009
  Washington, DC - Wayne Hansen, the American businessman who helped make the secret videos being used by Chevron in an attempt to taint an environmental trial where the company faces a $27...
October 29, 2009
  Washington DC – Incoming Chevron CEO John S. Watson's debut speech in the nation's capitol addressed a range of issues from the future of the world's energy economy to rising gas prices to the...
October 27, 2009
  San Ramon-based Chevron Corp. spilled between three and five tons of molten sulfur from a pipeline in Pascagoula, Miss., while transferring the sulfur to a barge, according to the Mississippi...
Bay Biz Buzz
October 26, 2009
The 11 finalists selected for the 2009 US Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence run the gamut from TOMS shoes in Argentina to Cisco Systems in Lebanon. But at least one of the...
October 22, 2009
Author and activist Antonia Juhasz is director of the newly established Chevron Program at Global Exchange, a San Francisco-based human rights non-profit organization. She is a policy-analyst, author...
October 14, 2009
  Mexico has closed a state-run energy distribution firm with about 40,000 employees and 25 million customers, blaming the scale of its losses. Federal police seized the offices of Luz y Fuerza...
October 12, 2009