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Faster Data, Less Drilling Time

The Drilling & Completions Decision Support Center uses many tools to help business units save time and money on their drilling operations.

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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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Drilling and Completions technology innovations

Tools enable sophisticated drilling and completions technology.

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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 Now Cementing Deepwater Well in Brazil; Confirms that No Oil has Flowed from Wellhead

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today confirms that cementing operations are taking place as part of its well plugging activities on an appraisal well located in the vicinity of the Frade field offshore Brazil.

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

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 6, 2011 – Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced a new oil discovery at the Moccasin prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

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Chevron Announces Further Drilling Success in Australia

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) today announced a new deepwater natural gas discovery in a Chevron-operated block in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia, Australia's premier hydrocarbon basin.

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Chevron CEO Speaks to Congress About Drilling Safety

Remarks by John S. Watson, Chairman and CEO, to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on June 15, 2010 in Washington D.C.

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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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