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Deploying Drones for Emergency Response

Drones descended on the San Francisco Bay around our Richmond Refinery in October as part of an oil spill response exercise led by Chevron.

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I am...a Nondestructive Examination Expert

Mauricio Calva, a nondestructive examination expert for Chevron Energy Technology Company, shows us how inspection technology is changing real-life scenarios.

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Natural Gas demand is growing

Natural gas now accounts for about 22 percent of the world's energy consumption. And the demand is growing.

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New twist on existing technology at Jack/St. Malo

Information technology teams from around the world put their stamp on the Jack/St. Malo project, providing the technical support that helped the major capital project achieve first oil.

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Safely storing CO2 minimizes GHG emissions

The Gorgon liquefied natural gas project includes one of the largest carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage programs in the world.

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rock whispering to the sweet spot

Over the last several years, Chevron's Energy Technology Company (ETC) has been researching tools to help identify core productive areas earlier to reduce drilling costs and cycle time, and improve well performance. This year, ETC found a solution.

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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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Natural Gas: Hydraulic Fracturing, Horizontal Drilling

Chevron uses horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to unlock and safely produce natural gas from shale.

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Big Wins for IT at Jack/St. Malo

Information technology teams from around the world put their stamp on the Jack/St. Malo project, providing the technical support that helped the major capital project achieve first oil.

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Biofuels: Turning Trash Into Treasure

Biofuels are transportation fuels made from recently living organisms.

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Gas-to-liquids technology

Gas-to-liquids (GTL) is a technology that enables the production of clean-burning diesel fuel, liquid petroleum gas and naphtha from natural gas.

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Learn about Liquefied Natural Gas

The world has enormous quantities of natural gas , while converting natural gas to and from LNG, we employ stringent safety and security measures.

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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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Chevron solar explorations

Solar energy is power from the sun's rays that reach Earth, Chevron is exploring photovoltaic technologies to support the company's operations.

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Chevron Thailand Announces $30 Million Thailand Partnership Initiative

Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Ltd., announces a $30 million commitment to create the Thailand Partnership Initiative, a five-year program to strengthen Thailand’s competiveness and innovation by improving science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and vocational education across the country.

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Chevron, GE Form Technology Alliance

Chevron Energy Technology Company and GE Oil & Gas announced the creation of the Chevron GE Technology Alliance, which will develop and commercialize valuable technologies for the oil and gas industry.

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Using Steamflooding to Produce More Oil

See how steamflooding technology California's Kern River Field shows promising potential to enhance recovery from crude oil fields around the world.

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Sharing Heavy Oil Technology

Chevron's Heavy Oil University provides hands-on experience with steamflood technology, to engineers and geologists from around the world.

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Steamflooding: Beyond Oil, Distributes Water to Farmers

Chevron's largest California oil field does more than add economic stability - steamflooding technology conditions and distributes water to local farmers.

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Repurposing a Mine: Producing Solar Power

Chevron repurposed a former mining site in Questa, New Mexico, into a solar field generating enough electricity to meet 80% of the community’s needs.

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Chevron Technology Ventures Launches World’s Largest Solar Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Project

COALINGA, Calif., October 3, 2011 – Chevron Technology Ventures, a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc. that identifies, evaluates and demonstrates emerging technologies, today launched a unique demonstration project to test the viability of using solar energy to produce oil.

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Chevron Forms Alliance With NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to Develop Advanced Energy Solutions

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced today the formation of an alliance to develop a range of technologies to improve the production and recovery of oil and natural gas resources.

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