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chevron announces $1 million for california fire relief efforts

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 – Chevron today announced a contribution of $1 million from the Chevron Global Community Fund to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts for wildfires in Northern and Southern California.

“As a California company, we mourn the loss of life and destruction these fires have caused,” said Chevron Chairman and CEO Michael Wirth. “Our thoughts are with all our neighbors who have been affected by the fires, and we honor all those working to contain them.”

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 the last two years alone, the Chevron Global Community Fund has donated more than $2.5 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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