John Watson

  • NEW YORK, March 4- An American lawyer used "corrupt means" to secure a multi-billion-dollar pollution judgment against Chevron Corp in Ecuador, a U.S. judge ruled on Tuesday, a major setback for Ecuadorean villagers hoping to collect on the award.

  • Jan 31- Chevron Corp plans to keep spending roughly $40 billion per year for the next several years on new oil and natural gas projects in a bid to lift production that is on track to be flat for the third straight year.

  • Like Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell and other international energy giants, Chevron has tried to offset declining production at its oil and natural gas wells by spending massively on new exploration projects.

  • Jan 31- Chevron Corp, the second-largest U.S. oil company, posted a fourth-quarter profit on Friday that just met Wall Street's expectations, as refining margins and production sagged around the world. The company reported net income of $4.93 billion, or $2.57 per share, compared with $7.25 billion, or $3.70 per share, in the year-ago period.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 12- Chevron Corp raised the cost of its giant Gorgon liquefied natural gas project in Australia by $2 billion on Wednesday, the second increase in just over a year to take the total cost to $54 billion.

  • Chevron sets 2014 budget at $39.8 bln Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 5:33 PM ET

    Dec 11- Chevron Corp, the second-largest U.S. oil company, said it plans to spend $39.8 billion on projects and exploration in 2014, about 5 percent below the expected 2013 spending.

  • *Profit ex-items $2.55/ share, misses $2.83 analysts' view. Increasing output from the wellhead is a struggle for many big oil companies, including Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell.

  • *Profit of $2.55/ share before items miss analysts' view of $2.83. Nov 2- Chevron Corp posted much lower-than-expected quarterly earnings on Friday as maintenance exacerbated a steady decline in oil and natural gas production and as a huge fire at one of the company's California plants hit the refining business.

  • Nov 2- Chevron Corp posted a 33 percent drop in quarterly earnings as maintenance exacerbated a steady decline in output from oil and natural gas wells over the past year and as a huge fire at one of the company's California plants hit the refining business.

  • Chevron CEO on Job Creation     Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 10:13 AM ET

    An outlook on how his company is dealing with the slide in oil and what needs to be done to create jobs in the U.S., with John Watson, Chevron chairman/CEO.

  • Tax Breaks For Big Oil?     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 4:31 PM ET

    James Mulva, ConocoPhillips chairman/CEO talks about today's senate hearing, taxes and the road ahead for energy.

  • Big Oil Execs on Capitol Hill     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 10:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the update on what the big oil execs are saying.

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