Posts Tagged with "steam injection"

Why Would Anyone Want To Work For Chevron?

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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Why Would Anyone Want To Work For Chevron?

Ahead of President Obama’s big jobs speech tonight, Chevron CEO John Watson says that Obama shouldn’t call for ending the $4 billion in taxpayer handouts Big Oil receives in order to use that money to create jobs. Instead, Watson suggested, Obama should end EPA regulations aimed at keeping his industry from destroying the planet. Presumably [...]

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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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