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Chevron’s Record 1st Qtr Profit

Friday, May 2, 2008

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Chevron’s Record 1st Qtr Profit

NEWS RELEASE: Chevron Rides Soaring Crude Oil Prices To Record Profit As Consumers Feel Squeeze At Pump CONTACT: John Simpson, 310-392-0522 x317, cell 310-292-1902; or Jamie Court x327 May 02, 2008 Santa Monica, CA — Chevron today posted record first-quarter profits of $5.17 billion while Californians struggled with soaring gas prices climbing over $4 a […]

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Exxon Posts More Record Profits

Thursday, May 1, 2008

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Exxon Posts More Record Profits

NEWS RELEASE May 01, 2008 ExxonMobil Profits Soar to Record On Speculative Oil Prices While Consumers and Economy Suffer Bush, Congress Avoid Real Solutions; Stance Is Inexcusable as Pump Price Soars, Says Consumer Group  CONTACT: John Simpson 310-392-0522, x317; cell 310-292-1902; or Jamie Court x327 Santa Monica, CA — Record first-quarter profits, up a staggering […]

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The Smithsonian Example

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

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The Smithsonian Example

11-06-07 by court and simpson The Smithsonian Institution has rebuffed — for now at least –a $5 million donation from Big Oil’s favorite mouthpiece, the American Petroleum Association (API). The API money was to go toward the Smithsonian’s showcase Ocean Initiative. That’s right, Big Oil money sponsoring a centerpiece exhibit about the oceans as a […]

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Stanford Bows to Concerns

Thursday, May 17, 2007

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Stanford Bows to Concerns

NEWS RELEASE: May 17, 2007 CONTACT: John M. Simpson, (310) 392-0522, ext. 317, or cell: (310) 292-1902, or Jamie Court, ext. 327 Stanford Bows to Concerns About Ties To "Big Oil U"; University Will Vote Its ExxonMobil Shares In Favor of Shareholder Environmental Proposal Santa Monica, CA — Bowing to concerns voiced about the university’s […]

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Exxon Taints Stanford Research

Thursday, April 26, 2007

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Exxon Taints Stanford Research

NEWS RELEASE April 26, 2007 CONTACT: John M. Simpson, (310) 392-0522 ext. 317 or cell: (310) 292-1902, or Jamie Court, (310) 392-0522, ext. 327 Credibility of New Stanford University Energy Research Tainted by ExxonMobil Ties Santa Monica, CA — A widely reported study sounding an alarm against using ethanol to replace gasoline is the most […]

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Don’t Turn Berkeley Into “UCBP”

Thursday, April 19, 2007

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Don’t Turn Berkeley Into “UCBP”

NEWS RELEASE: April 19, 2007 CONTACT: John M. Simpson, (310)-392-0522, ext. 317, or cell: (310)-292-1902, or Jamie Court, (310)-392-0522, ext. 327 Don’t Let Big Oil Turn Cal Berkeley Into "UCBP," Consumers and Professor Warn Berkeley, CA — Safeguards must be adopted to prevent oil giant BP from using a $500 million research deal to turn […]

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ConocoPhillips Tries To Buy Into “Big Oil U” In Greenwash Campaign

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

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ConocoPhillips Tries To Buy Into “Big Oil U” In Greenwash Campaign

NEWS RELEASE: March 20, 2007 CONTACT: John M. Simpson, 310-392-0522 ext. 317, cell: 310-292-1902, or Jamie Court, ext. 327, cell: 310-874-9989 Disturbing trend must be stopped to preserve academic integrity at U.S. colleges, consumer advocates warn Santa Monica, CA — ConocoPhillips, with a $6 million gift to the University of Oklahoma’s School of Geology and […]

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FTCR: UC Berkeley Must Avoid Stanford Mistake That Allowed Big Oil “Greenwashing”

Monday, March 12, 2007

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FTCR: UC Berkeley Must Avoid Stanford Mistake That Allowed Big Oil “Greenwashing”

NEWS RELEASE March 12, 2007 CONTACT: Jamie Court, 310-392-0522, ext. 327, or John M. Simpson, 310-292-1902 (cell) Stanford should make its research public immediately. Santa Monica, CA — UC Berkeley must not allow one of California’s leading public universities to be used by an oil company to bolster the company’s public image, a mistake already […]

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