Repsol sues Chevron over shale development in Argentina

Repsol, the Madrid-based oil and gas company, accused Chevron Corp. in a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan of improperly obtaining rights to develop Argentine shale and natural gas resources.

Wednesday, 5 December, 2012, 2:04pm

Chevron pays US$17.5 million fine for Brazil spill

Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency said oil giant Chevron has been fined US$17.5 million for an oil spill. Photo: AP

US oil firm Chevron has paid a US$17.5 million fine for a major spill off Rio de Janeiro state last year, Brazilian authorities said Thursday.

In a brief statement, the country’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) said Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade Ltda. had paid the sum (35.1 million real) last Friday without appealing it.

28 Sep 2012 - 11:46am

Shell lifts stake in Australia's Browse LNG, while Chevron heads for the exit

Royal Dutch Shell Plc will increase its stake in Australia’s Browse LNG project by picking up Chevron’s equity in the US$30-billion venture in an asset-swap deal, opening up the possibility of new development options such as floating LNG.

21 Aug 2012 - 1:05pm

Overhaul of petrol pump policy faces challenge

The impact of mainland oil giants PetroChina and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (Sinopec) on Hong Kong's fuel retail market has led incumbent operators to demand that the government rethink its policy on opening up the sector.

23 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Valid complaint

I refer to the letter from Ho Chung, headlined 'Dangerous signs should be removed' (South China Morning Post, February 22), about an inadequate sightline caused by the presence of a series of chevron signs on the central divider of the Tolo Highway in Tai Po.

Our investigation revealed your reader's complaint was valid.

21 Mar 2001 - 12:00am