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Oil giant gets legal hammer to stop Greenpeace protest

Press release | September 24, 2010 at 18:11

US energy giant Chevron has this afternoon sought a court order to shut down a Greenpeace protest.

UK Government Slammed for Giving Go-Head to First Deep Water Drilling Since BP Disaster

Press release | October 1, 2010 at 12:38

London, 1st October 2010 - Greenpeace condemned a UK government decision made late last night to grant the first consent for deep water oil drilling in UK waters since the Gulf of Mexico oil as bizarre. Greenpeace is preparing to take legal...

Greenpeace denounces (in astroturf) US big oil’s dirty tricks campaign

Press release | August 18, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today used astroturf to spell out "CLIMATE FRAUD, FUNDED BY BIG OIL" with logos of oil giants ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and Chevron outside the offices of the American Petroleum Institute (API) in Washington.

Swimmers stop oil drilling ship

Press release | September 26, 2010 at 15:27

West of Shetland, 26 September 2010 - Four Greenpeace environmental campaigners have swum out in front of a giant oil drilling ship, operated by the US energy giant Chevron, in open seas in an effort to halt its progress towards a deep water...

Greenpeace Occupies Giant Oil Rig off Shetland:

Press release | September 21, 2010 at 13:05

Lerwick, Shetland Islands, 21 September, 2010 -- Greenpeace activists have occupied a giant oil drilling ship anchored one mile off Shetland, in the UK, to prevent its departure to begin dangerous deep water drilling in an ecological sensitive...

We're out of the water, but it's not over

Blog entry by James | September 29, 2010 1 comment

After a mammoth 50 hours in the water in front of their drill ship, following 100 hours on Chevron's anchor chain, the oil giant's lawyers have again stopped our protest. Last night we received news over the ship's radio that...

The pod may be down, but we're not done yet.

Blog entry by James | September 25, 2010

After 100 incredible hours on Chevron’s anchor chain our occupation is over. The pod has come down. But we’re not leaving Shetland, yet. I just got back from watching Timo and Naz lower the half-tonne pod, where with help from...

Ship blog: The good, the bad and the ugly

Blog entry by James | September 23, 2010 2 comments

Well the good news is that our occupation of Chevron’s deepwater drill ship has reached the end of its third day and is still going strong.  Timo and Naz are currently up in the pod and the word from them is that they could hardly...

Oil memo

Publication | August 18, 2009 at 0:00

An American Petroleum Institute (API) memo, leaked to Greenpeace last week, called on the CEOs of some of the world’s biggest oil companies (including ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and Chevron) to involve their employees in anti US climate action rallies...

Swimming against the tide - the things people do to stop deepwater drilling

Blog entry by Leila Deen | September 28, 2010 6 comments

I've spent the last 46 hours getting in and out of a big red survival suit. It's made out of the thickest wetsuit material and makes me look like a telly-tubby. I can't really move my hands, or arms, or feet, or turn my head, or speak,...

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