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Photos Show Destructive Impacts Of Steam Injection At Chevron Oil Well, California Officials Forced To Intervene

Thursday, August 25, 2011

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Even after a sinkhole filled with poisonous gas, super-heated steam and hot water opened up beneath 54-year-old Robert David Taylor, killing the veteran oilfield worker, Chevron continued its use of steam injection at Well 20 near Taft, CA. Then a major eruption occurred just a few weeks later at the same well, finally prompting California [...]

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Chevron’s Dangerous Technology Claims A Human Life

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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Chevron’s Dangerous Technology Claims A Human Life

Chevron is pioneering a technology that enables the oil giant to better exploit what’s left of the world’s dwindling oil supply — and as you might imagine, that technology is designed to maximize Chevron’s profits even at the expense of people and the planet. “Steamflooding” or “steam injection” is a technology that involves injecting super-heated [...]

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