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Romania: Chevron halts fracking after protest

December 12, 2013 - 6:00am

Chevron Corp. has halted exploration work for shale gas in eastern Romania after protesters broke into one of the company's sites, RT reported.

Following the incident, Chevron said it had suspended activities in "Silistea, Pungesti commune in Vaslui County as a result of unsafe conditions generated by unlawful and violent protester activities." In November 2013, the company filed a lawsuit against protesters in Poland who prevented it from reaching its fracking site.

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