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Venezuela's Minister of Petroleum and Mining and president of the state owned oil company PDVSA, Rafael Ramirez, left, shakes hands with Chevron Africa and Latin America chief Ali Moshiri, during a signing-of-agreements ceremony in Caracas, on May 27, 2013. (credit: LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Chevron Agrees To Lend $2B To Joint Venture With Venezuela State Oil Company

Chevron Corp. has agreed to lend $2 billion to a joint venture with Venezuela’s state oil company in an effort to boost production in an oil field in western Zulia state.

05/28/2013

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Democrats Lose Supermajority In State Senate As Sen. Rubio Resigns

A Democratic state senator from the Central Valley has resigned unexpectedly, dropping Democrats below the two-thirds threshold they need to pass tax changes or override vetoes.

02/22/2013

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Brazil To File Charges Against Chevron Executives

Brazilian prosecutors said Saturday they will file criminal charges against 17 executives of Chevron Corp. and drilling contractor Transocean Ltd. for a new oil leak near the offshore well where at least 110,000 gallons (about 416,000 liters) spilled late last year.

03/17/2012

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Chevron’s Q3 Profits Soar On Oil Price Jump

Chevron Corp.’s quarterly profit more than doubled as a jump in oil prices made up for declining production.

10/28/2011