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$500,000 for southern california fire relief

SAN RAMON, Calif., Aug. 7, 2018 – Chevron today announced a contribution of $500,000 from the Chevron Global Community Fund to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts for California wildfires.

“These fires have had a severe impact on the lives of so many people, both residents and responders,” said Chevron Chairman and CEO Michael Wirth. “Our thoughts are with all of them, and we know everyone is working very hard to prevent any further injuries or loss of life.”

Chevron, which was founded in California in 1879 and has operations around the state, places a high priority on supporting the communities where it operates. In 2017, the Chevron Global Community Fund donated a total of $1 million for California wildfire relief efforts.

Chevron (NYSE: CVX) is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company’s operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

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