exploration and productionwe’re helping meet the world’s growing demand for energy
We’re leaders in working in extremely difficult environments, and we have major operations in some of the world’s most important oil and gas regions. Our Upstream business combines innovation and the effective use of technology to maximize mature fields, discover new resources and meet the world’s growing demand for energy. Through targeted investments and a consistent focus on operational excellence, we are developing the next generation of legacy producers.
providing energy for progress
Exploration is essential to our business. Our focus areas are the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico, offshore Western Australia, West Africa, and shale and tight resource plays in the United States, Canada and Argentina. In 2020, we plan to drill 39 exploration and appraisal wells worldwide. Our technological capabilities are constantly evolving to meet new challenges and play a pivotal role in bringing new resource opportunities and proved reserves into production through major capital projects. Our robust project portfolio is poised to bring significant new resources to global markets.
Our robust project portfolio is poised to bring significant new resources to global markets.
diverse assets and a global presence
Our portfolio spans across all forms of energy, and we have a presence in most of the world’s key basins. Exploring and producing in each of these regions offers exciting opportunities to meet tomorrow’s complex energy challenges.
Our Upstream operations span the globe. Learn more about exploration and production in the regions where we operate.
boosting our base
At Chevron, we’re experts at extending the life of what we have—our base business—to help fund future energy developments.