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September 23, 2010

Wall Street Journal – Shakedown in the Rain Forest – The attempt to loot Chevron for $27 billion is falling apart

The Wall Street Journal’s take on the Chevron Ecuador trial,  where the “whole tale is falling apart” and the “mess …

September 17, 2010

Significant Developments in Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit

There have been significant developments in the Chevron Ecuador lawsuit over the past several weeks. Additional evidence of corruption and …

September 17, 2010

Chevron Statement on Ecuador Court Filings

Yesterday, Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) submitted expert testimony from leading scientists to the Provincial Court of Sucumbíos in Lago Agrio, …

July 14, 2010

20th Anniversary of Petroecuador Assuming Consortium Operations

20 years ago this month, Petroecuador assumed operation of the Oriente oil fields from Texaco Petroleum.  During this time, Petroecuador …

July 12, 2010

Amazon Defense Front Exploits Ecuadorian Hardship in Gulf Publicity Stunt

A recent delegation led by the Amazon Defense Front traveled to Louisiana in attempt to draw a parallel between a …

May 24, 2010

Proceedings Reveal New Evidence of Fraud and Plaintiffs’ Undisclosed Links

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) has uncovered new evidence that Ecuadorian court appointee Richard Cabrera, the so-called “independent expert” claiming that Chevron should pay $27 billion in damages, has had ongoing and surreptitious contacts with plaintiffs’ representatives and that a substantial portion of Cabrera’s court-ordered analysis is based on materials that could only have been provided by the plaintiffs’ representatives outside of the court proceeding. Additional new evidence shows that Cabrera allowed his supposedly independent assistants to work directly with the plaintiffs’ lawyers. Chevron made a filing in Ecuador on Friday informing the court of this new evidence of misconduct.

May 3, 2010

If at first you don’t succeed…

The Amazon Defense Front is back at it, trying to distract attention from revelations that its lawyers submitted fabricated expert …

April 30, 2010

Amazon Defense Front trips up on its own data (again)

The Chevron Pit, a blog “maintained by the team suing Chevron,” has dedicated two consecutive posts to unfounded allegations that …

April 29, 2010

Chevron Asks, “Show us the Evidence”

Last week, we posted a blog entry that detailed two recent Petroecuador spills. In the post we asked why the …

April 27, 2010

The Trial Lawyers Suing Chevron Need to Come Clean About Shushufindi-38

The Amazon Defense Front’s public relations efforts have been in high gear trying to discredit a Columbia Journalism Review critique …

April 26, 2010

The Trial Lawyers Suing Chevron Fail to Explain Away Their Fraud

Reeling from the public revelation that they submitted fraudulent expert reports to the court in Lago Agrio, the Amazon Defense …

April 23, 2010

New Connections in Web of Influence: Financial, Political Ties of the Government of Ecuador, US-Based Activist Groups and Their Efforts to Sway Justice in Ecuador

The Ecuadorian government and American trial lawyers are combining forces to influence the outcome of the lawsuit against Chevron in …