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November 10, 1998 | From Reuters
Chevron Corp. said Monday that it has agreed to sell its share of the Point Arguello offshore oil project--the center of a decade-long fight with environmentalists in the 1980s and early '90s--along with the rest of its California offshore properties. The sale to privately held Venoco Inc. marks the end of a saga for Chevron that began in 1981 with one of the largest U.S. offshore finds ever, off Santa Barbara, and led to a landmark struggle between the oil industry and environmentalists.
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November 10, 1998 | From Reuters
Chevron Corp. said Monday that it has agreed to sell its share of the Point Arguello offshore oil project--the center of a decade-long fight with environmentalists in the 1980s and early '90s--along with the rest of its California offshore properties. The sale to privately held Venoco Inc. marks the end of a saga for Chevron that began in 1981 with one of the largest U.S. offshore finds ever, off Santa Barbara, and led to a landmark struggle between the oil industry and environmentalists.
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January 9, 2007 | From Bloomberg News and the Associated Press
General Electric Co. is seeking bids for its GE Plastics unit and may be offered as much as $10 billion, people with direct knowledge of the auction said Monday. The bids may come from private equity firms, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private. GE spokesman Russell Wilkerson declined to comment. A sale would free GE Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt of one of the drags on GE's recent earnings. He said at a Dec. 13 investor meeting that the Fairfield, Conn.
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