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  • 29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the claim will be held in September, Prensa
  • 25 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The District Court of the Hague last week denied an attempt by Ecuador to overturn an earlier arbitration court ruling handed down against the country in its multi-billion-dollar Amazon pollution case against US-based oil
  • 22 Oct 2015- 09:29 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Courthouse News Service Three international arbitators have traveled to the Amazon rainforest to further investigate sites of alleged pollution.  The arbitration has convened to decide whether Ecuador's judiciary denied justice to Chevron by
  • 20 Sep 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands A three-judge international arbitration panel in The Hague this week handed US oil giant Chevron a partial victory in its ongoing legal dispute with indigenous groups in Ecuador. The international panel found that the agreement
  • 15 May 2012- 15:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell announced this week that it had found two new oil pipeline leaks in the Niger Delta region on May 7. The leaks are being investigated to determine their cause and extent, the company said. The announcement came
  • 1 Feb 2012- 10:24 by Local Press Report new yorK, ny Courthouse News Service New York’s 2nd Circuit Court has again refused to block Ecuadoreans from collecting the $18.2 billion USD judgment against oil giant Chevron over oil contamination in the Amazon. The settlement was awarded in February 2011
  • 15 Sep 2011- 09:36 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Courthouse News Service The arbitration tribunal at The International Court of Justice at The Hague has ordered the government of Ecuador to pay oil company Chevron and its subsidiary Texaco $96 million USD for “undue delays” in ruling on seven
  • 17 Feb 2011- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador International oil and natural gas firm Chevron was found guilty of widespread water and soil contamination by an Ecuadorian court last week, and subsequently fined $8 billion USD. The lawsuit began 18 years earlier when some 30,000 local
  • 8 Dec 2008- 21:12 by Local Press Report QUITO, Ecuador Latin American Herald Tribune An arbitration court in The Hague has agreed to hear U.S. oil company Chevron's $1.6 billion USD breach of contract claim against the Ecuadorian national oil company. Chevron is being sued in an Ecuadorian