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Chevron Says It Hasn’t Received Notice of Brazil Lawsuit

December 14, 2011

Dec. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Chevron Corp. said it hasn’t received notice of a civil lawsuit filed by Brazilian prosecutors, according to an e-mailed statement.

Prosecutors asked a federal court to halt Chevron’s operations in Brazil and to order the company to pay 20 billion reais ($10.7 billion) in damages after an oil spill last month.

To contact the reporter on this story: Adriana Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro at abrasileiro@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Peter Millard at pmillard1@bloomberg.net


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