News & Multimedia from 2004

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U.S. Troops Answered Oil Firm's Pleas

December 30, 2004The Los Angeles Times

Washington - In the spring of 2001, the president of Occidental Petroleum's Colombian operations made a private visit to the fortress-like U.S. Embassy in Bogota to plead for help. A bombing campaign by leftist rebels had nearly shut down Oxy's Caño Limon oilfield in eastern Arauca province. [...]

Liquid Gas from Camisea Spills Into Peruvian Jungle River

December 28, 2004AFP

A pipeline transporting liquid gas from the controversial Camisea project in southeastern Peru burst and spilled an unknown amount of liquid into a jungle river, officials said here. The spill affected the Urubamba river some 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Lima in the province of Cusco, the Ministry of Energy and Mines said in a statement. The statement did not say how much of the highly volatile liquid spil [...]

COMARU Communique on Camisea Oil Spill

December 26, 2004

TGP PROVOKES PETROLEUM SPILL IN THE URUBAMBA VALLEY The Machiguenga Committee of Lower Urubamba – COMARU makes public that on the 22nd of December there was a petroleum spill of major proportion stemming from the Camisea gas pipeline that transports hydrocarbons from the Las Malvinas plant in the Urubamba River to the coast. [...]

Indigenous People in Ecuador Stand up to the Oil Industry

December 20, 2004Miami Herald

Sarayaku, Ecuador - As the Amazon sun slowly heats up, Marlon Santi, president of the community of Sarayaku, addresses residents under the shade of a zinc roof, updating them on the international legal fight against oil exploration and extraction in their territory. Though no road leads to this Kichwa-speaking community in the upper Amazon basin and transportation by motorized canoe has been temporarily shut dow [...]

Inspecciones Judiciales Concluyen con la Recoleccion de Muestras en la Estacion Shushufindi Norte

December 9, 2004

Con la presencia de aproximadamente 70 personas entre nacionalidades Secoya, Siona, Cofán y colonos afectados por las operaciones realizadas por Texaco, se cumplió la décimo cuarta inspección judicial en el “Juicio del Siglo”, en la estación Shushufindi Norte, ubicada a 4 Kilómetros del Cantón Shushufindi; culminando al mismo tiempo estas diligencias en lo que va del 2004. En el recorrido a la Estación [...]

El Caso Texaco Cierra un Ciclo de Inspecciones

December 9, 2004El Comercio

Redacción Nueva Loja... El reconocimiento judicial a la estación Shushufindi Norte puso fin a las inspecciones judiciales dispuestas por la Corte Superior de Justicia de Nueva Loja para este año.  Ayer, las partes llegaron muy temprano a la estación petrolera, que actualmente es operada por Petroproducción. Prefirieron trabajar por separado. [...]

Scientists Reveal Devastating Proof of Toxins In Suit Against ChevronTexaco in Ecuador... High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals Found In “Remediated” Waste Pits

December 1, 2004

Quito, Ecuador – The harrowing results of one of the first judicial inspections of the areas contaminated by ChevronTexaco in Ecuador were announced today at a press conference at the Hotel Quito by scientist Edison Camino, one of the experts appointed by the Superior Court of Nueva Loja, Ecuador, where the “Trial of the Century” against oil giant ChevronTexaco, is taking place.  Mr. [...]

CVX LEGAL CASE UPDATE: Remediation of Waste Pits in Ecuadorian Amazon was inadequate!

December 1, 2004

Scientists Reveal Devastating Proof of Toxins In Suit Against ChevronTexaco in Ecuador High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals Found In “Remediated”Waste Pits  Quito, Ecuador– The harrowing results of one of the first judicial inspections of the areas contaminated by ChevronTexaco in Ecuador were announced on December 1, 2004 at a press conference at the Hotel Quito by scientist Edison Camino, one of [...]

Congress Sneaks in Language Undermining State and Local Control Over Hazardous, Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities

November 24, 2004

Statement of Tyson Slocum, Research Director, Public Citizen's Energy Program In a behind-closed-doors move during recent budget negotiations, congressional conferees inserted language into the massive appropriations bill (H.R. [...]

CHEVRON TEXACO SHAREHOLDERS REFILE RESOLUTION ADDRESSING ECUADORIAN CONTAMINATION CONTROVERSY... 2005 CVX Resolution Below

November 19, 2004

For the second year in a row, ChevronTexaco shareholders have submitted a controversial resolution calling on the company to report on “new initiatives by management to address the specific health and environmental concerns of communities affected by unremediated waste and other sources of oil-related contamination in the area where Texaco operated in Ecuador.” The resolution received 9% of votes cast by shareholders in [...]

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