press release

KENNETH R. HALL NAMED VICE PRESIDENT GLOBAL REFINING AND SAFETY, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT FOR Texaco's GLOBAL BUSINESSES

FOR RELEASE: TUESDAY, November 21, 2000.

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., November 21 - Kenneth R. Hall has been named Vice President Global Refining and Safety, Health and Environment (SH&E) for Texaco's Global Businesses effective December 1, 2000, it was announced today by Glenn F. Tilton, Texaco Senior Vice President and President of Global Businesses. In addition, Hall, 58, will continue his role as General Manager of Texaco's General Engineering Department.

Commenting on Hall's appointment, Tilton said, "Ken's extensive refining experience and engineering expertise will enhance and support Texaco's global businesses as they endeavor to meet their business objectives."

Hall joined Texaco in 1964 as an assistant Engineer at the company's refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. Following a one-year assignment during the construction of Texaco's refinery in Ghent, Belgium, Hall returned to the Port Arthur refinery in 1968 where he served in the engineering design function. In 1972, Hall has appointed Staff Engineer, Maintenance at Texaco's offices in Houston. In 1976 Hall was transferred to Texaco's former refinery in Lockport, Ill., where following positions of increasing responsibility he was named Assistant Plant Manager, Maintenance in 1981. Later that year, Hall was appointed to a similar position at Texaco's former refinery at Eagle Point, N.J.

Hall returned to Texaco's refinery at Port Arthur in 1984 and was appointed Manager - Operations and Maintenance in 1985 and Manager Technical Services in 1986. In 1989, following the formation of Star Enterprise, a former joint venture company between subsidiaries of Texaco and Saudi Aramco, Hall was appointed Director - Quality at Star Enterprise's offices in Houston. Hall was named Acting General Manager - Supply and Distribution for Star Enterprise in 1992 and was appointed Plant Manager at Star Enterprise's refinery at Port Arthur in 1993. He was appointed to his present position in 1996.

Hall will continue to be based in Houston.

Updated: November 2000