doin' for over
Over 75 million DOERS fly in and out of LAX every year. And Chevron’s El Segundo Refinery has been fuelin’ a lot of this California DOIN’ since the very beginning.
doin' it on the
Today, El Segundo is the largest refinery on the West Coast, with over 1,100 employees and contractors. Chevron DOERS are fueling ships, jets and California road trips.
lighting up the
community since 1911
In the early days, our main product was
the kerosene used in lamps.
doin' for over
tales from the turn of the century
In 1900, DOERS from Standard Oil funded the largest refinery in California, located in the city of Richmond.
El Segundo is now even larger than the
When the refinery began operations, it was capable of producing a modest 5,000 barrels of oil a day. Today, we’ve increased that amount 58 times over.
making a name
By 1984, many of our products had already taken on the Chevron name. So we made it official and changed from Standard Oil to yours truly, Chevron.
In 2011, the El Segundo Refinery celebrated 100 years of operation.
Earning street cred
Did you know? Many streets in El Segundo got their name from Chevron’s history. Just head on over to Standard St. or Richmond St. to drive down memory lane.
doin’ it safer
We’re finding innovative ways to produce energy and fuel progress in the communities we call home.
doers in the community
Where there’s energy, there are opportunities. Through events, training programs and partnerships with leading organizations, we’re helping South Bay DOERS make the most of them.