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Texaco Press Release - Christopher J. Brookhouse Named Assistant to the Chairman of Texaco Inc.

FOR RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2001

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 14 - Christopher J. Brookhouse has been named Assistant to the Chairman of Texaco Inc., effective immediately, Texaco Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Glenn F. Tilton announced today. Brookhouse most recently served as Assistant to Management in the office of the President of Texaco Global Businesses.

In making the announcement, Tilton said, "Chris has acquired an important base of knowledge and depth of experience across a broad range of Texaco's businesses, particularly in the international arena. These abilities, coupled with his strategic planning expertise, will be especially valuable as we move toward the completion of our proposed merger with Chevron."

Brookhouse was graduated with an honours degree in economics from the University of Birmingham, England, in 1987, and earned a master of science degree in operational research from that same university in 1988.

Brookhouse joined Texaco Ltd. in the U.K. in 1990 as a Business Analyst in the Upstream Development Group. In 1991, he transferred to the Sales and Marketing Department, where he ultimately served as an Area Manager in that organization. He was appointed Manager of Alternative Energy in the Strategic Planning Department in 1993, and Manager of International Business Development in the Fuel & Marine Marketing Department in 1995. Brookhouse was subsequently named Regional Manager of Retail Sales for the Eastern U.K. in 1996.

In 1998, Brookhouse was appointed Manager of Project Development in Texaco's Global Gas and Power Department, located in White Plains, N.Y. He was named Director of New Ventures for Texaco Power and Gasification - Asia in 1999, and relocated to Singapore. Brookhouse returned to White Plains in 2000 when he was appointed Assistant to Management in the office of the President of Global Businesses.

Brookhouse will continue to be located at Texaco's Corporate Center in White Plains.

Updated: February 2001