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Brazil Suspends Chevron’s Oil Drilling Activities

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Brazil are suspending the oil drilling activities of U.S. energy giant Chevron following a recent oil spill off Rio de Janeiro state. The country’s National Petroleum Agency made the announcement Wednesday, saying Chevron is banned from drilling until the causes of the leak are fully known. The decision comes two days after Brazil […]

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Brazil Fines Chevron $28 Million for Oil Spill

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Brazil is fining U.S. oil giant Chevron $28 million in connection with an oil spill off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state, saying the company could face more fines in the coming days. Brazilian officials also said Monday that the national government will ask the California-based company to pay for damages caused by the […]

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