Petroleum World – In Ecuador, a drama unfolding: Government corruption working against Chevron?
[archive-title]“In Ecuador, a drama unfolding: Government corruption working against Chevron?”
Petroleum World, September 7, 2009[/archive-title]
“In a new press release given by Chevron Oil Company in connection with the legal action currently in process against the company in Ecuador, its executive vice president Charles James welcomed news that the Prosecutor General of Ecuador would open an investigation of the evidence presented by the company, in which the judge in charge of the case is seen talking about the case in an improper manner, suggesting fraudulent behavior, and in which Mr. Alexis Mera, a legal advisor to Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, is mentioned as playing a role in the maneuvers surrounding the action against the oil company. ”
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