1. Chevron Corporation and 2. Texaco Petroleum Company v. The Republic of Ecuador

The PCA is providing administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules pursuant to the Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Ecuador concerning the Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investment.


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Chevron Corporation (Private entity )
Texaco Petroleum Company (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Republic of Ecuador (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2009-23
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector -
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Bilateral treaty]
Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Ecuador concerning the Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investment
Country A: United States
Country B: Ecuador


Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Netherlands
Arbitrator(s)

Mr. V.V. Veeder QC (Presiding Arbitrator) 
Dr. Horacio Grigera Naón
Prof. Vaughan Lowe QC

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. R Hewitt Pate, General Counsel
Mr. Ricardo Reis Veiga
Mr. Jose L. Martin
Mr. Andrés R. Romero
CHEVRON CORP.

 

Mr. R. Doak Bishop 
Ms. Tracie Renfroe 
Mr. Wade M. Coriell 
Mr. David Weiss
Ms. Carol Wood
Ms. Elizabeth Silbert
Ms. Sara McBrearty
Ms. Eldy Quintanilla Roché
Ms. Anisha Sud
Ms. Ginny Castelan
KING & SPALDING LLP (Houston)

 

Mr. Edward G. Kehoe 
Ms. Caline Mouawad
Ms. Isabel Fernández de la Cuesta 
Ms. John Calabro Esq 
Ms. Jessica Beess und Chrostin
KING & SPALDING LLP (New York)

Mr. Brian A. White
Ms. Amelia S. Magee
KING & SPALDING LLP (Atlanta)

 

Prof. Jan Paulsson (from May 2013)
Mr. Luke Sobota (from May 2013)
THREE CROWNS LLP

Professor James Crawford SC (until November 2014)
MATRIX CHAMBERS

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Dr. Diego García Carrión, Procurador General del Estado (until February 2018)
Dr. Rafael Parreño Navas, acting Procurador General del Estado (from February 2018 until August 2018)
Dr. Íñigo Salvador Crespo, Procurador General del Estado (from August 2018)

Dra. Blanca Gómez de la Torre, Directora de Asuntos Internacionales y Arbitraje (until August 2018)
Dra. Claudia Salgado Levy, Directora de Asuntos Internacionales y Arbitraje (from August 2018)
Dra. Christel Gaibor
Mr. Luis Felipe Aguilar
Ms. Daniela Palacios,
Ms. Maria Teresa Borja
Mr. Xavier Rubio
Ms. Macarena Bahamonde
PROCURADORÍA GENERAL DEL ESTADO, REPÚBLICA DEL ECUADOR

 

Mr. Eric W. Bloom 
Mr. Tomás Leonard
Ms. Nicole Silver
Mr. Eric Goldstein
Ms. Carolina Romero Acevedo
Ms. Kathy Ames Valdivieso
WINSTON & STRAWN LLP (Washington DC)

 

Mr. Ricardo Ugarte
WINSTON & STRAWN LLP (Chicago)

 

Ms. Nassim Hooshmandnia

WINSTON & STRAWN LLP (Hong Kong)

 

Prof. Pierre Mayer

 

Prof. Eduardo Silva Romero
Mr. José Manuel García Represa
Ms. Audrey Caminades
DECHERT LLP (Paris)

 

Dr. Alvaro Galindo

DECHERT LLP (Wasington DC)

 

The Respondent was also represented in earlier in these proceedings by

 

Professor Zachary Douglas QC 
Mr. Luis González García 
MATRIX CHAMBERS 

 

Mr. Gregory Ewing
DAVID, AGNOR, RAPAPORT & SKALNY

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 01 January 2009
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -

Attachments

Award or other decision
Second Partial Award on Track II

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