chemicals and additives

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Together with our partners, Chevron is a leading manufacturer of petrochemicals and additives. Our primary chemicals business is Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (CPChem), a 50-50 joint venture. Our Oronite® brand dates back to 1917, when it was used to market petroleum-based products. Today, Chevron Oronite Company is a global fuel and lubricants additive business.

components and chemicals

The chemicals and other components produced by CPChem and its affiliates are more than just molecules. They are essential to the manufacture of more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products. Our products are used to make food packaging, cleaner fuels, biodegradable solvents, medical devices and much more. Lubricant additives made by Chevron Oronite are blended into refined base oils to dissolve deposits, inhibit corrosion, control oxidation and reduce friction.

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Chevron Oronite develops, manufactures and markets performance-enhancing additives for lubricating oils and fuels. Oronite products combine innovative technology and the latest research to help maximize the reliability, efficiency and life of engines. The result is fewer emissions and less impact on the environment.

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chevron phillips chemical company

CPChem is a top supplier of products used to make many popular and convenient items. The company conducts petrochemical and polymer research at two research and development centers.

Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, CPChem employs about 5,000 workers across 32 manufacturing and research facilities in Belgium, China, Colombia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United States.

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