chevron opens second CNG station in california
progresses goal of 40,000 million BTU production of renewable natural gas per day
Visalia, Ca. March 1, 2023 — Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (NYSE: CVX) announced today the opening of its second compressed natural gas (CNG) station in the state of California, increasing availability of lower carbon fuels to heavy duty vehicles. This newest station is a collaboration between Valley Pacific, one of California’s largest fuel marketers, and Chevron.
“Chevron has seen strong demand for our CNG fuel offering from new and existing customers,” said Nuray Elci, Chevron’s general manager for Renewables. “CNG is a lower-carbon fuel for fleets. Chevron is expanding our production of renewable natural gas (RNG) which will reduce carbon intensity even further. Chevron’s farm-to-fuel offerings will help our customers meet their lower-carbon goals.”
Chevron plans 30 CNG stations in California by 2025, helping us advance our goal of producing 40,000 million BTUs of RNG per day by 2030.
Chevron’s CNG efforts complement the strength of its traditional products business with new offerings that help customers support a lower carbon future. CNG and RNG are essential technologies in this portfolio of solutions.
“Valley Pacific is pleased to collaborate with Chevron to bring access to CNG at the Highway 99 and 198 interchange, their first marketer partnered CNG station. We’ve been working with Chevron and their quality fuels for years and we are proud to now extend that relationship to CNG,” said Nathan Crum, President, and CEO, of Valley Pacific. “We are planning a grand-opening celebration on March 1, and I hope the community turns out to show their support. Many thanks to the Valley Pacific team for making this happen.”
Customers can visit the newest CNG station at 8835 W. Goshen Avenue in Visalia. Valley Pacific is a 75+ year Chevron fuel marketer with 303 employees that supplies more than 207 fuel stations across California. With 148 Chevron and six Texaco locations, Valley Pacific is a key Chevron fuel marketer in California.
Members of the public are invited to join the March 1 celebration, for a ribbon cutting ceremony, comments from Chevron executives, Valley Pacific, and local officials. The event begins at 11:00 PST at 8835 Goshen Ave., Visalia, CA 93291.
About Valley Pacific
Since 1947, Valley Pacific has supplied high-quality, competitively priced fuels and lubricants throughout California. A family-owned and locally managed company, they are one of the state’s largest fuel marketers. Strategically located through the state’s agricultural and rural belts in the Central Valley, Central Coast, and the North Coast, Valley Pacific provides services throughout California and beyond. More information about Valley Pacific is available at www.valleypacific.com
Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable, and ever-cleaner energy is essential to enabling human progress. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals, and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. We aim to grow our traditional oil and gas business, lower the carbon intensity of our operations, and grow new lower carbon businesses in renewable fuels, hydrogen, carbon capture, offsets, and other emerging technologies. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.
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