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Brits' Cold Shoulder to Exxon

Monday, May 19, 2008

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Brits' Cold Shoulder to Exxon

8-19-08 by dugan The shareholder revolt against Exxon is going global. Four big institutional investors in Britain have joined a shareholder resolution demanding that Exxon have an independent chairman of the board, and the new support should bring the chance of passage to about 50-50. Currently, the chairman title is just another perk for CEO […]

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Climate Heat on Exxon

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

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Climate Heat on Exxon

5-13-08 by dugan Oh, man, I wish I had a share of Exxon. The shareholder meeting May 30 is going to be a show. A group of big institutional investors, mostly public pension funds, has filed notice that it will formally campaign to oust board member Michael Boskin. The investors say he refused repetedly to […]

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Rockefellers: Change Exxon

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

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Rockefellers: Change Exxon

04-30-08 by simpson What’s known as America’s First Family of Oil, the Rockefellers, wants Exxon Mobil, the oil giant descended from John D. Rockefeller’s  Standard Oil, to change it is ways. They’re worried the company doesn’t care enough about the environment or developing alternative energy. Forbes quoted Neva Rockefeller Goodwin, a great-granddaughter of John D. […]

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Other Side of Exxon's Mouth

Friday, March 7, 2008

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Other Side of Exxon's Mouth

3-07-08 by dugan   The next time you pump $70 worth of $3.50 a gallon gasoline into your tank, munch on this thought: When ExxonMobil defends its $41 billion yearly profit profit to us angry peasants, it’s a mere "10 percent of revenue," just like other big companies and less than, say, big tech companies. […]

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Pumping Up The Dow

Monday, February 11, 2008

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Pumping Up The Dow

2-11-08 by Court Looks like the Dow Jones is looking for some speculative boost to the topsy-turvy, overall-sagging fortunes of Wall Street. Altria (aka Phillip Morris) and Honeywell are off of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Chevron and Bank of America are in.   The Wall Street Journal alert says, "The change is the first in […]

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Chevron & Exxon’s Record Profits

Friday, February 1, 2008

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Chevron & Exxon’s Record Profits

NEWS RELEASE February 1, 2008 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, (310) 392-0522, ext. 305, cell: 213 280-0175; or Jamie Court, ext. 327, cell: 310 874-9989; or Tim Hamilton, (360) 495-4941 Chevron, Exxon Record Profits Reaped At Cost To Sliding Economy, Strapped Consumers; Group Calls for Market Oversight FTCR Also Releases "Oil Profit Monster"; Free Public Database Of […]

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Take Us To Your Leader

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

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Take Us To Your Leader

1-1-08 by dugan Starting the year on the lighter side, an angry Alaskan sees oil companies as reptilian aliens who’ve just dropped their human masks and declared their true foul intentions for Earth. Anchorage Daily News, Jan. 1, 2008: "An old science fiction movie goes like this: A group of seemingly benign extraterrestrials visit Earth […]

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Students Warn About “UC-BP”

Thursday, October 4, 2007

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Students Warn About “UC-BP”

Rally, T-shirts Warn Cal Could Become “UC-BP”; $500 Million BP Deal Near Completion As Big Oil Pumps Money Into Colleges Berkeley, CA — Oil giant BP must not be allowed to use a $500 million research deal to turn Cal Berkeley into “UC-BP,” the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR) warned today as it […]

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Chevron Silent On Human Rights

Monday, October 1, 2007

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Chevron Silent On Human Rights

NEWS RELEASE October 1, 2007 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305, cell: 213-280-0175 ‘Human Rights’ Not Part of Chevron ‘Human Energy’ Advertising Campaign; Watchdog Group’s Letter Calls on CEO to Dump Myanmar Gas Fields that Fund Brutal Dictatorship Santa Monica, CA — The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights and its OilWatchdog.org project today called […]

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Chevron's Ads = Greenwashing

Friday, September 28, 2007

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NEWS RELEASE September 28, 2007 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, x305, or cell: 213-280-0175 Chevron’s $15 Million Ads, $15 Billion Stock Buyback Are P.R. Greenwashing, Stockholder Appeasement, Says Watchdog Group; Oil Giant Touts Necessity of Oil for "Foreseeable Future," Yet Would Cut Back Refinery Expansion Santa Monica, CA — Chevron today announced a gauzy, Hollywood-slick $15-million […]

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