06 jun: BlackRock, Baker Steel Increase Stakes in Indochine Mining
06 jun: Chevron Executive: Gorgon LNG Project More Than 40% Complete; To ..
06-06-2012 03:10:00

UPDATE: Brazil's ANP: Chevron Hasn't Yet Totally Recognized Causes of Spill

Relateret indhold
03 apr - 
Verdens største virksomhed

--Brazilian oil regulator said Chevron attributes November oil spill to natural causes

--Chevron said it hasn't indicated the source of the seeps was result of Mother Nature

--Company says it's still investigating geology of Frade field

(Update with Chevron's comments in fourth paragraph.)

RIO DE JANEIRO--U.S. oil major Chevron Corp. (CVX) hasn't "totally recognized" the causes of a November oil spill, the director of Brazil's National Petroleum Agency, or ANP, said Tuesday.

Speaking on the sidelines of an event, ANP Director Magda Chambriard said that Chevron "continues to focus on natural causes as a basis" for the spill. An estimated 2,400 to 3,000 barrels of oil seeped from cracks in the seabed after a drilling accident in November at the Chevron-operated Frade offshore field.

The ANP has joined other government agencies, including environment regulator Ibama, in talks about how best to sanction Chevron for the spill, Ms. Chambriard said. The agencies want Chevron to become "an international benchmark" for how a company can improve after an accident, Ms. Chambriard added.

In an emailed statement, Chevron said all of its findings to date have been reported to the National Petroleum Agency (ANP) and that while it has yet to conclude its investigation into the geology of the Frade field, "Chevron has not indicated that the source of seeps was a result of Mother Nature."

Chevron added its response to the incident offshore Brazil was implemented according to the law, industry standards and in a timely manner.

Ms. Chambriard also declined to comment on prospects for the country's 11th round auction of oil and natural gas concessions. President Dilma Rousseff hasn't authorized the ANP to move forward with the auction while lawmakers continue to haggle over the division of royalties from oil production.

The ANP needs 120 days from President Rousseff's approval to prepare and hold the auction.

Write to Jeff Fick at jeff.fick@dowjones.com

-Isabel Ordonez contributed to this report.

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

June 05, 2012 21:10 ET (01:10 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

Opret kommentar

Relateret debat

  • 1 uge
  • 1 måned
  • 1 År
Ingen indlæg

Fondsbørsmeddelelser

Roblon opjusterer resultatforventningerne til helåret - NY

27-11-2014 15:45:05
Efter at være blevet forelagt de foreløbige regnskabstal for regnskabsåret 2013/14 har bestyrelsen i Roblon fundet anledning til at justere på forventningerne t..

Jyske Bank sætter F1-rente på 0,3 pct.

27-11-2014 14:24:03
Jyske Bank har fastsat basisrenten på sit populære F1-banklån på 0,3 pct. Det sker, efter at renten på det klassiske F1-realkreditlån er landet på 0,51 pct. ved..

Aktier/middag: Investorerne skifter mening om Royal Unibrew

27-11-2014 11:40:04
Efter et pænt regnskab for tredje kvartal startede Danmarks næststørste bryggeri, Royal Unibrew, dagen med et plus på børsen. Men ved middagstid er gassen gået ..

Mest læste nyheder

  • 24 timer
  • 48 timer
  • 1 uge
1
Vestjysk Bank Q3: Nedskrivninger i landbruget giver underskud
2
SAS har succes med luksus-rute til USA - avis
3
Aktier/middag: Investorerne skifter mening om Royal Unibrew
4
Lundbeck: Analytikerne skærer halvanden mia. af forventningerne
5
USA: Amerikansk aktiemarked lukket på grund af Thanksgiving

Relaterede aktiekurser

Chevron Corporation 115,11 -0,9% Fald i aktiekurs
Chevron 122,50 0,9% Stigning i aktiekurs

Køb- og salgsanbefalinger

  • Trend
  • Pengemaskinen

Relaterede selskaber
Få adgang til information og anbefalinger af relaterede selskaber med PLUS pakken.

Du får adgang til 7 værdifulde investorværktøjer til investering.

Klik her og læs mere om PLUS pakken.
Euroinvestor i andre lande: Euroinvestor.com | Euroinvestor.se | Euroinvestor.no | Euroinvestor.fr | Forexinvestor.com| Wisselkoersen.nl | Valuta.se | Valutaveksel.no | Divisas.es | Valute.it
Copyright Euroinvestor A/S 2014  Disclaimer Privatlivspolitik
Aktieinformation leveres af Interactive Data.
Data er forsinket 15-20 minutter iht. de enkelte børsers regler om videredistribution.
 
28. november 2014 06:37:49
(UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris
Version: LiveBranchBuild_20141127.2 - EUROWEB7 - 2014-11-28 06:37:49 - 2014-11-28 06:37:49 - 1 - Website: OKAY

Når du besøger Euroinvestor.dk accepterer du, at der anvendes cookies, som vi og vores samarbejdspartnere benytter til funktionalitet, statistik og markedsføring. Læs mere om cookies på Euroinvestor.dk her

x