Chevron Corporation

Chevron Corporation Information

Chevron Corporation
Type Public (NYSE: CVX Euronext: CHTEX)
Dow Jones Industrial Average Component
Industry Oil and gasoline
Founded 1879 as Standard Oil of California
Headquarters San Ramon, California, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Key people John S. Watson
(Chairman and CEO)
Products Oil
Natural gas
List of marketing brands
Ticker Symbol New York and Pacific: CVX
SIC Codes 1381 2911
Sector Petroleum Refining

Chevron Contact

6001 Bollinger Canyon Road
San Ramon, CA 94583-2324
United States
North America

Chevron Phone Number

Tel: +1 925 842 1000  

Fax: +1 925 842 3530  

Chevron Company Profile

Chevron Corporation is one of the biggest energy corporations based in America. It is active in more than 180 countries across the world. It deals with all kinds of energy conserving products which are used to curb global warming and stabilize pollution. It is considered to be one of the top 5 American companies in the Fortune 500. It was first discovered in Pico Canyon which is located in the north of Los Angeles. It is a company operating since more than 100 years. Today it stands as one of the oil giants across the world.

Salient Features of Chevron

  • Pacific Coast Oil Company is the oldest oil producer for Chevron.
  • The original name of Chevron is Standard Oil of California.
  • It merged with Gulf Oil in 1984. This merger was considered to be the largest in the history.
  • It made a major contribution to the natural gas business by starting Dynegy INC.
  • It mainly deals with alternative energy in an effort to be environmental friendly.
  • Presently some of the major projects of Chevron are to develop products which are environmental friendly. Electric cars, Biofuels and Solar Power are some of the important products of the company.
  • Chevron has taken many precautionary steps to reduce greenhouse effect and increase cleaner forms of energy.

Chevron Board of Directors

John S. Watson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Franklyn G. Jenifer, Director
George L. Kirkland, Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President of Global Upstream and Gas Sam Nunn, Director
Samuel H. Armacost, Director Donald B. Rice, Director
Linnet F. Deily, Director Kevin W. Sharer, Director
Robert E. Denham, Director Charles R. Shoemate, Director
Robert J. Eaton, Director Ronald D. Sugar, Director
Enrique Hernandez Jr, Director Carl Ware, Director