Comments on: Brazil’s attack on Chevron is a dangerous error http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/03/28/brazils-attack-on-chevron-is-a-dangerous-error/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: alomilu http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/03/28/brazils-attack-on-chevron-is-a-dangerous-error/#comment-42728 Sat, 31 Mar 2012 20:18:55 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=12314#comment-42728 Obviously Ken Blackwell is like so many Americans who still look down on developing nations unless some profitable relationship can be ensured. They are always so self-righteous and ready to condemn, critize and then bully any country, like Brazil, who dares to exercize its sovereignty. Who are you, Mr. Blacwell, to judge the size and damage extense of the oil spill? Are you a scientist? How misleading of you to equate this oil spill as only 0.1% of the one in the Gulf of Mexico? ANY oil spill amount is detrimental to the environment. This was no small oil spill: 3,000 barrels of oil. It is sad to see how this is presented on the international media, making Chevron (the bully) as a victim of greedy bureaucrats. Chevron wants to do business in Brazil; it plays by Brazilian rules. Chevron does not like it the way it is, then it can go exploit some other dumb country…

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By: jay_brasil http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/03/28/brazils-attack-on-chevron-is-a-dangerous-error/#comment-42637 Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:35:19 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=12314#comment-42637 Oil companies are damaging the planet for generations and when they destroy the environment they don’t want to clean up or compensate people for their mess.

In Brazil, when poor, hungry people hunt for food, they get arrested because they killed some animal or destroy plants they shouldn’t. This massive attack on the environment promoted by Chevron is essentially the same thing and those executives should be held accountable.

By the way, did you know Transocean also did the drilling in Brazil? Provided false documentation about the job among other issues?

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By: GA_Chris http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/03/28/brazils-attack-on-chevron-is-a-dangerous-error/#comment-42636 Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:33:35 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=12314#comment-42636 And what the US is doing to BP is the same… This article is wacko

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By: r_alhames http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/03/28/brazils-attack-on-chevron-is-a-dangerous-error/#comment-42629 Thu, 29 Mar 2012 14:21:24 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=12314#comment-42629 I agree that Greedy government is trying to get something in name of justice, however, if Chevron throw few $$ to corrupted politics they definitely will remain silent. It’s not about Brazilian reputation, which is not the matter here to discuss, but to create something from nothing. Also Chevron must deal with this case more wisely by allowing the legal procedure takes its place whatever it costs.

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By: Greenspan2 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/03/28/brazils-attack-on-chevron-is-a-dangerous-error/#comment-42623 Thu, 29 Mar 2012 01:12:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=12314#comment-42623 America and its international businesses have no credibility anywhere in the world outside of its own borders. Perhaps Brazil does not want a repeat, Nigerian style, of destructive practices by oil companies upon its country. In fact, Brazil seems to be leaps ahead of the US in terms of alternative fuels and growing its economy, uplifting people out of poverty rather than the American trend of impoverishing the middle class (after having written off the previous impoverished). The sad thing is, anything America now has to say is just perceived as self serving rhetoric that even Americans can no longer believe.

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By: billt568 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/03/28/brazils-attack-on-chevron-is-a-dangerous-error/#comment-42622 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 23:48:01 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=12314#comment-42622 This article is brought to you by Chevron! Chevron, processing the earth, one country at a time…

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By: CapitalismSays http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/03/28/brazils-attack-on-chevron-is-a-dangerous-error/#comment-42590 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 20:33:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=12314#comment-42590 I completely agree that Brazil made a huge mistake in going after Chevron like this and that they should do everything they can to fix it. However, by the time you’ve threatened a long standing business partner’s executives with jail time over a truly negligible oil spill, I think the damage is done. The best case scenario is that other countries take note not to repeat this error.

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By: earthman137 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/03/28/brazils-attack-on-chevron-is-a-dangerous-error/#comment-42587 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 19:42:20 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=12314#comment-42587 why is the author of this article seem like he is protecting chevron???? look if you mess up you will pay for it!!! stop making it seem lie people are attacking US companies. HOW CAN YOU SAY IT DID NO HARM?

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