Chevron in Ecuador

The archive of the Clean Up Ecuador campaign website

Report on Chevron's Deceptive Sampling Techniques

By Dr. Ann Maest, Mark Quarles, P.G., William Powers, P.E.
8 March 2006

This 2006 report analyzes the soil sampling and analysis techniques used by Chevron's experts at sites under inspection in Ecuador. It concludes that Chevron used methods that were calculated in several ways to minimize or hide evidence of contamination.