Chevron Corporation (CVX)

About Chevron Corporation (CVX)

Company Description:


Chevron Corporation stands as a world-leading integrated energy company, engaging in every aspect of the oil and natural gas industries. Their operations include exploring for, producing, and transporting crude oil and natural gas; refining, marketing, and distributing fuels and other energy products; manufacturing and selling petrochemical products; generating power; and developing future energy resources.

The company was founded on September 10, 1879, and has evolved through decades of innovation, market dynamics, and strategic acquisitions, positioning its headquarters in San Ramon, California, United States.


Main Product(s):


Chevron's main products include crude oil, natural gas, and geothermal energy. It also produces and sells refined products such as gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel, alongside its involvement in the petrochemical industry.


Short History of Chevron Corporation:


  • September 1879 – Chevron traces its beginnings to the founding of Pacific Coast Oil Co.
  • 1906 – The company becomes part of Standard Oil Co. (California).
  • 1984 – Chevron Corporation formed after the merger of Standard Oil Co. (California) and Gulf Oil, the largest merger in history at that time.
  • 2001 – Chevron Corporation merged with Texaco to create ChevronTexaco.
  • 2005 – The company dropped “Texaco” from its name, reverting to Chevron Corporation.
  • 2010 – Entered the deepwater exploration in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 2020 – Announced plans to increase renewable energy production and reduce carbon emissions in line with global sustainability goals.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Michael K. WirthChairman & CEO6.66M8.11M1961
Mr. Pierre R. BreberVP & CFO3.01M6.56M1964
Mr. R. Hewitt PateVP & General Counsel3.31M19.42M1963
Ms. Eimear P. BonnerVP, CTO & President of Chevron Technical CenterN/AN/A1975
Ms. Rhonda J. MorrisVP & Chief Human Resources OfficerN/AN/A1965
Mr. A. Nigel HearneExecutive Vice President of Oil, Products & GasN/AN/A1968
Mr. Clay NeffPresident of International Exploration & ProductionN/AN/A1962
Mr. Jeff B. GustavsonPresident of Chevron New Energies & VP of Lower Carbon EnergiesN/AN/A1972
Dr. Anoop KumarPresident of the National Lubricating GreaseN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Balaji KrishnamurthyVice President of Strategy & SustainabilityN/AN/A1977

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