Chevron Pit: In Davos, Chevron Crowned Worst Corporation of the Year for Ecuador Disaster

Reposted from the Chevron Pit: Chevron’s battered image over its Ecuador disaster has taken another big hit — this time in Davos in front of the world’s political and policy elite attending the World Economic Forum. That’s where Chevron CEO John Watson was crowned today with the humiliating Public Eye award given annually to the […]

Letter to the Editor: Chevron GC ‘Omits Critical Facts’ About $9.5B Judgment in Environmental Case

My letter to the editor was printed by American Lawyer Media in the Fulton Daily Report. This letter is a response to a recent speech by Chevron’s lead lawyer, Hew Pate, about the Ecuador case. It points out that Mr. Pate omitted “critical facts” about the company’s responsibility for toxic dumping in Ecuador: “Mr. Pate […]

Chevron Trying to Suppress Expert Report that Undermines Company’s Star Witness In Ecuador Pollution Trial

As its much-vaunted racketeering verdict over a $9.5 billion Ecuador liability faces likely reversal, Chevron is now trying to suppress a new expert report that appears to provide yet more evidence that the oil giant’s star witness was corrupt and lied to the U.S. judge who presided over the racketeering case. The Chevron witness, Alberto Guerra, […]