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La historia de la industria petrolera en los Estados Unidos se remonta a principios del siglo XIX, aunque los pueblos indígenas al igual que muchas sociedades antiguas, han utilizado las filtraciones del petróleo desde la prehistoria. · Fue descubierto el mayor yacimiento de petróleo de esquisto en la historia de Estados Unidos. El valor de las reservas halladas asciende a mil millones d.
La empresa fue nacionalizada tres veces: Fue creada el 1 de enero de De Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre. Consultado el 15 de abril de Consultado el 12 de diciembre de Archivado desde el original el 9 de agosto de Their association with the team and its successor, Jaguar Racing , continued until the end of , in the same timeline they also sponsored ITV's Formula 1 Coverage.
Texaco also sponsored cars in the World Rally Championship. From , Texaco was the major sponsor through their Australian Caltex offshoot Colin Bond Racing in Australian touring car racing , first with the Alfa Romeo 75 turbo in , then the Ford Sierra RS from and then Toyota 's in From until , it was title sponsor of Stone Brothers Racing with Russell Ingall winning the championship. In , Caltex became title sponsor of the Triple Eight Race Engineering car of Craig Lowndes , having previously been an associate sponsor of the team.
Texaco was long associated with the Metropolitan Opera as sole sponsor of its radio broadcasts for 63 years. It was identified as well with such entertainment legends as Ed Wynn , Fred Allen and Milton Berle many of their shows were originally sponsored by Texaco — see Texaco Star Theatre , which includes the sponsorship lyrics of the opening theme: Berle's program was broadcast in the same time slot as Fulton J.
Sheen 's religious program for a while, thus leading to Berle's oft-quoted quip, "We both have the same boss — Sky Chief! It also sponsored the Texaco Cup , a football tournament for clubs of the British Isles. From —, Texaco participated in a consortium to develop the Lago Agrio oil field in Ecuador.
It has been accused of extensive environmental damage from these operations, and faces legal claims from both private plaintiffs and the government of Ecuador. The case has been widely publicized by environmental activists and is the subject of Crude , a documentary film by Joe Berlinger. Chevron claims that it is being unfairly targeted as a deep pocket defendant, when the actual responsibility lies with the government and its national oil company , Petroecuador.
Masahiko Oshitani of the Yuasa Company   In , General Motors acquired a controlling interest in Ovonics 's battery development and manufacturing. Chevron holds a ECD Ovonics disputes this claim.
No agreement has been reached with the potential buyer. The Cars that Will Recharge America , published in February , Sherry Boschert argues that large-format NiMH batteries are commercially viable but that Cobasys refuses to sell or license them to small companies or individuals.
Boschert argues that Cobasys accepts only very large orders for these batteries. When Boschert conducted her research, major auto makers showed little interest in large orders for large-format NiMH batteries. Because no other companies were willing to make large orders, Cobasys was not manufacturing nor licensing any large format NiMH battery technology for automotive purposes. Boschert concludes that "it's possible that Cobasys Chevron is squelching all access to large NiMH batteries through its control of patent licenses in order to remove a competitor to gasoline.
Or it's possible that Cobasys simply wants the market for itself and is waiting for a major automaker to start producing plug-in hybrids or electric vehicles. In an interview with the Economist, Ovshinsky subscribed to the former view. And I think it's not a good idea to go into business with somebody whose strategies would put you out of business, rather than building the business.
In August , Mercedes-Benz U. Cobasys was sold  in to SB Li Motive, which is a joint venture formed by Bosch and Samsung to develop lithium ion batteries for automotive applications. The sale price was not disclosed. Cobasys will supply batteries to the new Mercedes ML hybrid. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Texas Petroleum.
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Texaco was long associated with the Metropolitan Opera as sole sponsor of its radio broadcasts for 63 years.
In Stephen King 's science fiction short story " The Jaunt ", Texaco exists in the future and has shifted from selling oil to water. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.