An international arbitration tribunal issued an award yesterday finding that the Republic of Ecuador has violated the tribunal’s prior Interim Awards authorized under international law and a treaty between the United States and Ecuador by not preventing the attempted enforcement of a $19 billion judgment against Chevron Corp.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today issued an order denying the Ecuadorian plaintiffs’ attempt to recuse Judge Lewis Kaplan.
SAN RAMON, Calif. - Aug. 31, 2011 - An international arbitration tribunal has awarded Chevron Corporation and Texaco Petroleum Company $96 million in a claim against Ecuador related to past oil operations by Texaco Petroleum, which is now a Chevron subsidiary.
An international arbitration tribunal has ruled in favor of Chevron in a claim against Ecuador related to past oil operations by Chevron's subsidiary, Texaco Petroleum Company.
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has dismissed the remaining two claims against Chevron alleging health impacts to Ecuadorian citizens resulting from Texaco Petroleum Company's Ecuadorian oil operations that ended in 1992.