Chevron-led consortium executes Mexico deepwater contract

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An international consortium operated by Chevron Corporation’s subsidiary, Chevron Energía de Mexico, S de R.L. —Ali Moshiri, president of Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production. Chevron is the operator and holds a 33.3334 percent interest in the block while Pemex and INPEX each hold a 33.3333 percent interest. de C.V.,

Fire breaks out at Chevron oil refinery

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The fire at Chevron’s Richmond plant in California broke yesterday evening around 6pm local time. Latest news Chevron fire OilA fire at an oil refinery in San Francisco Bay area has led to a warning to residents to remain indoors as plumes of smoke fill the air. By 10pm the fire was ‘contained’ but is still burning. A spokesperson [.].

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Chevron announces “significant” oil discovery in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

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Chevron Corporation announced a significant oil discovery at the Anchor prospect in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. Anchor is Chevron’s second discovery in the deepwater Gulf in less than a year.

This Is Why You Don’t Take Money From Oil Companies For Your Schools

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When Chevron, or Phillips 66, or ExxonMobil or E&B oil companies give schools and nonprofits funding money they do it for one reason only. To pay them to shut up.

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Chevron, BP and ConocoPhillips partner to explore 24 leases in Paleogene trend in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

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Chevron Corporation’s subsidiary, Chevron USA will now work with BP Exploration and Production Inc. (BP) Chevron has acquired an interest in Tiber and Gila from BP. Chevron, BP and ConocoPhillips already held interests in the Gibson prospect. Chevron.

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The Curious Case of Buying A New State Senator From The South Bay

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So I checked with some political pros I know and they pointed me to a 2012 piece in Climate Progress that connected the dots between the Alliance California’s Tomorrow and Chevron Oil money being funneled to candidates. The joke will be on Chevron and Oxy oil then, won’t it!?

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Chevron announces successful test well at deepwater St. Malo in Gulf of Mexico

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Chevron Corporation announced that it had conducted a successful production test on the St. Chevron’s Jack/St. Malo fields are expected to provide a major step-up in Chevron’s production from 2014, said Gary Luquette, president, Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company.

I’ve Done The Math – Now I’m Doing Something About It

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E&B, along with their counterparts at Chevron, Exxon/Mobil, BP, Shell et al know internally exactly what The Math says.

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GE to supply 3 aeroderivative gas turbine-generator modules for Chevron floating production unit in GOM

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GE Oil & Gas will supply three customized aeroderivative gas turbine-generator modules to provide reliable electric power for a new Chevron floating production unit that will produce oil and gas from the Jack and St. Chevron’s initial development of the Jack and St.

South Bay Parents Welcome Mexican Drug Cartel Funding For Local Schools’ DARE Program

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We have to thank our colleagues at Chevron and Exxon for setting the successful model for this kind of community support in the South Bay. Tagged: chevron , DARE , El Segundo , Exxon , Grades of Green , Hermosa Beach , Manhattan Beach , Redondo Beach , South Bay Parents.

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Chevron approves next major Tengiz expansion project in Kazakhstan

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Net Chevron share daily production from these fields in 2015 averaged 257,000 barrels of crude oil, 348 million cubic feet of natural gas and 21,000 barrels of natural gas liquids. TCO joint venture participants, in addition to Chevron, are ExxonMobil (25%), KazMunayGas (20%) and LukArco (5%).

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Consolidated bioprocessing company Aemetis licenses plant oil hydroprocessing technology from Chevron Lummus Global for renewable jet and diesel

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originally known as AE Biofuels, an industrial biotechnology company producing renewable chemicals and advanced fuels using patented microbes and processes, has signed a license agreement with Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) for the use of the Biofuels ISOCONVERSION process for the production of 100% drop-in renewable jet fuel and diesel from plant oils. Outline of the Biofuels ISOCONVERSION process. Source: ARA. Click to enlarge. Aemetis, Inc.,

Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

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“They must think we’re retarded, taking money from Chevron and Exxon for our schools, scholarships, sponsoring environmental programs – can you believe that s**t?” “Do you think we ever hear the truth about what Chevron and Exxon are doing to kill the climate?

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Chevron announces $32.7B capital and exploratory budget for 2012; LNG and deepwater investments propel a step change

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Chevron Corporation announced a $32.7 Included in the 2012 program are $3 billion of planned expenditures by affiliates, which do not require cash outlays by Chevron. The program also supports continued exploration and appraisal activity in Chevron's focus areas of Western Australia, the Gulf of Mexico and western Africa. Additional investments are expected to be funded by Chevron affiliates. billion capital and exploratory spending program for 2012.

Chevron makes equity investment in Novvi and its high-performance renewable base oil technology

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Chevron Products Company, a division of Chevron USA, and Novvi LLC announced that Chevron has made an equity investment in Novvi LLC (a joint venture of Amyris, Inc.; Chevron is a leading manufacturer of premium base oils and one of the world’s largest suppliers of finished lubricants. Chevron has one of the world’s largest base oil manufacturing platforms through its own refining network and its base oil licensing technology position.

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NREL/Chevron team characterizes chemical composition and properties of renewable diesels derived from FT, hydrotreating, and fermentation of sugar

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A team from the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Chevron Corporation has examined the chemical composition and properties of several diesel fuels and blendstocks derived from Fischer?Tropsch Tropsch (FT) synthesis, hydroisomerization of lipids, and fermentation of sugar via the terpenoid metabolic pathway.

Transmission Losses: 4 killed in Chevron UK refinery blast

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The Independent reports four workers at the Chevron refinery in Wales were killed yesterday in what is being described as a "tragic industrial accident". Billowing black smoke gushed from the refinery and spread across the sky in what some have described as a "mushroom cloud

Chevron greenlights $5.6B Mafumeira Sul project offshore Angola

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Chevron Corporation’s Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited subsidiary will proceed with the development of the Mafumeira Sul project located offshore Angola. Chevron’s subsidiary is the operator and holds a 39.2% Chevron’s partners are Sonangol E.P. (41%),

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Chevron sells 30% stake in Canadian Duvernay shale play to Kuwait Foreign Petroleum for $1.5B

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Chevron Corporation’s indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, Chevron Canada Limited, has reached an agreement to sell a 30% interest in its Duvernay shale play to Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, KUFPEC Canada Inc.,

Hey Exxon! Hey Chevron! My Friends At the EPA Are Declaring What You Do Dangerous & You Will Pay. Pack Up Losers, It’s Time For You to Go!

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Yeah, I’m talking to you Exxon/Mobil mercenaries who work at the Torrance refinery and you amoral assassins who get your blood money from the Chevron refinery in El Segundo. I said it before to you, Exxon and I’m saying it to you now, Chevron.

In aftermath of Chevron fire, California to tighten regulations on oil refineries

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The two regulations implement key recommendations of the Governor’s Interagency Working Group on Refinery Safety, and are the result of a multi-year effort, including extensive consultation with workers, industry, NGOs, and communities, following a serious chemical release and fire at Chevron’s Richmond oil refinery in August 2012. Following a serious chemical release and fire at Chevron’s Richmond oil refinery in August 2012, Governor Edmund G.

Chevron plugs and abandons appraisal well in Frade field

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Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade Ltda is responding to oil seeps and a subsequent sheen that has occurred in the vicinity of the Chevron-operated Frade project located 370 kilometers (230 miles) offshore north east of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in water depths of approximately 1,200 meters (3,800 feet). Chevron Brasil said that well control operations were successful and that any fluid flow from the well appears to have ceased.

Chevron announces oil discovery in deepwater US Gulf of Mexico

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Chevron Corporation announced a new oil discovery at the Moccasin prospect in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. Chevron, with a 43.75% working interest in the prospect, was the operator of the Moccasin discovery well. Chevron is one of the largest leaseholders in the Gulf of Mexico and is currently developing the $7.5 Chevron began drilling the Moccasin well in March 2010.

LS9 extends research in synthetic hydrocarbon products with Chevron

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a synthetic biology company developing fermentation-derived drop-in renewable fuels and chemicals, announced it will carry out a second phase of research with Chevron Technology Ventures, a division of Chevron USA, Inc. Chevron Technology Ventures took an initial stake in LS9 in 2009 ( earlier post ), followed by a subsequent investment in 2010 ( earlier post ). LS9 Inc.,

Shell joining Chevron-operated Wheatstone LNG Project in Australia

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Chevron Corporation announced the signing of agreements with Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd to bring Shell into the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project as a natural gas supplier and equity participant. Under the unitization agreement with Chevron’s Australian subsidiaries, Shell will assume an 8% participating interest in the Wheatstone and Iago natural gas fields in the Chevron-operated permits WA-253-P, WA-17-R and WA-16-R, located offshore northwest Australia.

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Chevron introduces new category of heavy-duty motor oil for severe duty applications; improved fuel economy

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Chevron Products Company, a Chevron USA Inc. Delo 400 SD SAE 15W-30 is an API CJ-4 heavy duty diesel engine oil formulated using a new Chevron patent pending technology to provide key benefits for engines with “severe duty” cycles in on- and off-highway applications. —Jim Gambill, Manager Americas Marketing with Chevron Products Company. Users will also have access to problem resolution and technical advice from Chevron’s lubrication and industry experts.

Tokyo Electric signs equity and additional LNG offtake agreements with Chevron for Wheatstone Project

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Chevron Corporation’s Australian subsidiaries have signed additional binding agreements with Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) offtake and equity interests in the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project. In addition TEPCO, through a related company, will acquire from Chevron a 10% participating interest in the Wheatstone field licenses and an 8% interest in the Wheatstone natural gas processing facilities.

Chevron fined $329,700 for violations of California’s gasoline regulation; over-oxygenated gasoline in 2010 and 2011

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that Chevron Corp. Chevron supplied gasoline in violation of state regulations at its Montebello and Richmond terminals. million gallons of fuel exceeding the standard was supplied for 48 days in late 2010 at Chevron’s Montebello terminal and another 660,000 gallons of non-compliant fuel was supplied for four days in April 2011 at the Richmond terminal. Chevron fully cooperated with ARB in this matter and took steps to correct the violations.

Chevron Confirms first oil production from deepwater Papa-Terra offshore Brazil

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Chevron’s Brazilian subsidiary and Petrobras have started crude oil production from Papa-Terra’s floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) offshore Brazil. Chevron holds a 37.5% Papa-Terra has installed capacity to produce 140,000 barrels of heavy crude per day; the project is estimated to recover 380 million barrels of oil. interest in the Papa-Terra field, while Petrobras, the project operator, has the remaining 62.5%.

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Chevron subsidiary acquires 50% operating interest in Western Canada Kitimat LNG project; 10 million tonnes per year

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Chevron Corporation’s indirect Canadian subsidiary, Chevron Canada Limited, will acquire a 50% operating interest in the Kitimat liquefied natural gas (LNG) project and proposed Pacific Trail Pipeline (PTP), and a 50% interest in approximately 644,000 acres of petroleum and natural gas rights in the Horn River and Liard Basins in British Columbia, Canada. Operatorship of both facilities will transfer to Chevron Canada Limited.

UC Davis Names Chevron Chair in Energy Efficiency

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The University of California, Davis announced the appointment of Professor Nicole Woolsey Biggart of the university’s Graduate School of Management to the Chevron Chair in Energy Efficiency. The Chevron Chair directs the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center in its mission to accelerate the commercialization of energy-efficiency technologies, teach future leaders in energy efficiency and conduct critical policy-supporting research. Chevron Corp.

Chevron, YPF sign to develop Vaca Muerta Shale; initial outlays of $1.2B

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A subsidiary of Chevron Corporation signed an agreement with affiliates of the Argentine oil company YPF S.A. Chevron Argentina currently produces an average of 21,000 barrels of crude oil and 4 million cubic feet of natural gas in the Neuquén Basin, where it holds operated interests ranging from 18.8 that furthers the development of shale oil and gas resources from the Vaca Muerta formation located in the Neuquén province. Earlier post.)

Chevron fined $422,500 for 3 instances of non-compliant fuels in California; ethanol, olefin and cetane issues

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Chevron USA Inc. Chevron agreed to pay the penalties as part of three separate settlements it reached with the California Air Resources Board (ARB). In two cases, Chevron disclosed the violations. Details of each of the three cases are as follows: Chevron paid $205,000 for supplying more than 385,000 gallons of gasoline in violation of California reformulated gasoline regulations between mid-June 2009 and Aug. Chevron paid $192,500 for supplying more than 15.5

Chevron, Statoil and Repsol conclude agreements for exploration offshore Atlantic Canada

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Chevron Canada Limited, Statoil Canada Ltd. Chevron will be the operator with 65% equity interest. Chevron, Statoil and Repsol were recently named the successful bidders on two exploration parcels in the Flemish Pass Basin, offshore NL. Chevron has 40% and Repsol has 10%. In a farm-out arrangement, Statoil will participate with Chevron in a Beaufort Sea 3-D seismic program, tentatively scheduled for summer 2012. and Repsol E&P Canada Ltd.

Lux Research provides snapshot of oil majors’ investments in alternative fuels; BP leads investment frequency

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Lux charted the investment counts (rather than invested companies) of the seven most active oil majors in its database: Shell, BP, Total, Valero, Chevron, Petrobras and Reliance. Total and Chevron are the most active corporate investors in the fermentation domain.

LS9 Closes $25M Round; Chevron Takes a Stake

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Participating investors included CTTV Investments LLC, the venture capital arm of Chevron Technology Ventures LLC; Flagship Ventures; Khosla Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Former Chevron CTO Joins LiveFuels Scientific Advisory Board

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Don Paul, who retired from Chevron as vice president and chief technology officer and currently directs the Energy Institute at the University of Southern California (USC), has joined algae biofuels company LiveFuels, Inc.’ As CTO of Chevron, Dr. Paul led the global energy company’s multiple research and technology subsidiaries, focusing on industrialization of technologies ranging from exploration and processing solutions to competitive biofuel systems.

Chevron Technology Ventures launches world’s largest solar enhanced-oil-recovery project

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Chevron Technology Ventures, a division of Chevron USA Inc. Chevron contracted BrightSource Energy, Inc., The project will be operated by Chevron Technology Ventures. Chevron enhances oil production from the Coalinga Field by injecting steam to heat the crude, thereby reducing its viscosity and making it easier to produce. —Desmond King, president of Chevron Technology Ventures.

Chevron leveraging information technology to optimize thermal production of heavy oil with increased recovery and reduced costs

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Chevron, already the largest thermal heavy oil producer, is optimizing thermal production in heavy oil fields by leveraging information technology to improve the percentage recovery as well as the economics. Source: Chevron. Here, Chevron has reduced its steam:oil ratio (i.e.,

Chevron Lummus Global joins ARA ReadiJet Alternative Fuel Initiative to develop 100% drop-in diesel, and jet kero biofuels

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Chevron Lummus Global (CLG), a 50-50 joint venture between Chevron Products Company and Lummus Technology, has joined ARA’s ReadiJet Alternative Fuel Initiative to develop drop-in biofuels.