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Oil – providing energy for progress

Oil has powered the world in the form of transportation fuels for more than a century, and demand is expected to grow over the long term.

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Chevron's leadership position premium base oils

chevron's base oil plant at the pascagoula refinery in Mississippi helps position Chevron as a leader in premium base oils.

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New technologies for deepwater drilling

Chevron is leading the development of new technologies to tap the oil that lies deep beneath the ocean floor. Navigating uncertain weather conditions, freezing water and crushing pressure, deepwater drilling is one of the most technologically challenging ways of finding and extracting oil.

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Oil Sands technology

Oil sands contain a mixture of sand, water, clay and bitumen, and extra-heavy oil that is too thick to be pumped without first being diluted or heated.

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Reservoir management: geology, geophysics and petroleum engineering

Reservoir management uses elements of geology, geophysics and petroleum engineering to predict and manage the recovery of oil and natural gas from rock formations beneath the earth.

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Chevron Announces Oil Discovery in Deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico

The Walker Ridge Block 98 Well No. 1 encountered more than 400 feet (122 m) of net pay. The well is located approximately 190 miles (308 km) off the Louisiana coast in 6,127 feet (1,868 m) of water and was drilled to a depth of 31,866 feet (9,713 m).

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Chevron Announces Successful Test Well at St. Malo in Gulf of Mexico

Chevron Corporation today announced that it had conducted a successful production test on the St. Malo PS003 well in the prolific Lower Tertiary trend in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Oil flow rates, though limited by testing equipment constraints, exceeded 13,000 barrels of oil per day.

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Chevron Makes Final Investment Decision on Mafumeira Sul Project Offshore Angola

Chevron Corporation announced today that its Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited subsidiary will proceed with the development of the Mafumeira Sul project located offshore Angola.

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how energy can supercharge the u.s. economy

One of the greatest challenges facing the United States today is restoring our economic strength. Fortunately, this challenge comes amid an energy renaissance that could reverse more than 20 years of domestic crude oil production declines and position the United States as a global leader in natural gas production.

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Chevron Awarded Deepwater Interest Offshore Sierra Leone

Chevron Corporation announced its subsidiary Chevron (SL) Ltd. has been awarded participation in two deepwater blocks located offshore Sierra Leone.

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Chevron Enters Into Agreement With Kosmos Energy

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Chevron Global Energy Inc. will be assigned a 50 percent working interest in Blocks 42 and 45 offshore Suriname through an agreement with Kosmos Energy.

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Chevron Provides Further Detail on the Future Growth Project at the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan

Chevron Corporation today reports that its affiliate Tengizchevroil LLP expects to enter front-end engineering and design in 2012 for an expansion project to increase total daily production between 250,000 and 300,000 barrels.

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Chevron Welcomes Petroecuador Clean-up Announcement

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today released the following statement from Hewitt Pate, vice president and general counsel, regarding the recent announcement by Ecuador’s state oil company

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Chevron’s Brazil Unit Says Regulator ANP Shut in One Production Well

SAN RAMON, Calif., December 1, 2011 – Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade Ltda announced today it has been ordered by Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) to shut in one of its 11 production wells and four produced water injection wells at its off-shore Frade joint-venture fFloating pProduction-sStorage and oOffloading (FPSO) facility.

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Chevron Voluntarily Suspends Current and Future Drilling Operations Offshore Brazil

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today reports that while its subsidiary, Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade Ltda., has not received formal notice from Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) suspending its drilling license, the company has voluntarily suspended its current and future drilling operations, offshore Brazil.

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Chevron Reiterates Statement Regarding Oil Seep at Project in Brazil

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today reiterated that its efforts to respond to oil seeps and a subsequent sheen in the vicinity of its Chevron- operated Frade project have been successful.

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Kazakhstan partnership produced impressive results

Chevron’s partnership with Kazakhstan has created jobs, strengthened the local economy, and lead to a 26-fold improvement in oil production.

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Chevron Acquires Deepwater Exploration Lease in the Turkish Black Sea

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) announced today that its Turkish subsidiary has signed a Joint Operation Agreement with Turkey’s state oil company for an exploration license in the Black Sea.

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2009 World Gas Conference Keynote Address

Keynote address by George L. Kirkland, Executive Vice President for Upstream & Gas, to the 2009 World Gas Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Protecting Marine Life in Angola

The Tombua-Landana deepwater project off the shore of Angola comprises a 1,554 feet (474 meter) tower — one of the world's tallest manmade structures.

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