highlights of operations
Chevron markets Caltex® fuels, lubricants and other petroleum products in the Philippines. Our network of service stations, terminals and sales offices forms the backbone of our presence in the Philippines.
In March 2020, Chevron sold its 45 percent nonoperated interest in the Malampaya natural gas field. This was the first natural gas development and largest industrial project in the Philippines.
From the Philippines, we provide operational support for Chevron offices on five continents. The workforce supplies transactional, processing and consulting services in areas ranging from finance to information technology.
Chevron operates through two subsidiaries in the Philippines. Our Downstream company is Chevron Philippines Inc. We also operate a business processes support organization through Chevron Holdings Inc.
marketing and retail
Chevron has nearly 600 Caltex service stations in the Philippines. We sell a range of petroleum products, including Caltex with Techron® gasoline, Caltex Diesel with Techron D®, kerosene, lubricants and fuel additives.
Chevron has 20 supply facilities in the Philippines, including major terminals and depots. Our import terminal in San Pascual, Batangas, forms the hub of our transportation and supply operations in the Philippines. Chevron also provides jet fuel for airlines at Ninoy Aquino International Airport and at the Mactan Cebu International Airport.
Through distributors and Caltex stations, Chevron markets Havoline® engine lubricants and coolants for passenger cars and motorcycles. Techron® Concentrate Plus fuel additives, Delo® diesel engine oils, greases and other lubricating oils are also sold to consumers and commercial customers.
Chevron Holdings Inc. provides office support for various Chevron companies around the world. Areas of support include finance and accounting, human resources, information technology, customer relations and procurement. The company provides services to Chevron entities in Africa, the Asia-Pacific region, Australia, Europe and North America.
in the community
Chevron works to improve the social and economic well-being of communities where we operate. We support programs focused on basic human needs, education, training, business development and the environment.
Chevron’s companies in the Philippines donate funds to various disaster relief efforts in the country. Our employees and contractors also contribute their own time and money to disaster relief.
In 2013, immediately following Typhoon Haiyan, Chevron donated $1.5 million to the American Red Cross to rehabilitate affected areas. Our subsidiaries, affiliates and employees in the Philippines made additional donations to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) totaling approximately $70,000. In December 2016, we provided fuel support to the PRC for disaster relief operations in the aftermath of Typhoon Nina. In January 2020, Chevron’s companies in the Philippines donated $10,000 to the PRC to support relief efforts after the eruption of Taal Volcano. In March 2020, we made another donation of $10,000 to the PRC to aid COVID-19 response.
In 2012, we launched Metro Weather, a public-private partnership that created a network of 30 automated weather station (AWS) units in Metro Manila. They provide free, real-time weather data to help people prepare for severe weather conditions, such as tropical cyclones and severe flooding. Chevron provided the financial, technical and infrastructure resources by hosting the AWS units at select Caltex stations and continues to provide reinstallation and maintenance support for this project.
education and training
At Chevron, we believe that education is an important factor in the economic growth and well-being of the communities where we operate.
Energy for Learning® is a long-term initiative by Chevron and our Caltex retail brand that aims to expose people to new information, new skills and different ways of thinking. In partnership with local communities, governments and nonprofit groups, Chevron provides school supplies and refurbishes libraries and other school facilities.
The Caltex Fuel Your School program was launched in the Philippines in 2015. The program was honored with awards from the American Chamber Foundation of the Philippines and from the Public Relations Society of the Philippines. Almost 500 teachers and more than 300,000 11th- and 12th-grade students from succeeding levels in the highest-need public schools in Metro Manila, Davao City, Bicol Region and Northwest Luzon have benefited from the program. Other educational programs we support include:
- Scholarships for 700 gifted high school and college students in need
- The Brigada Eskwela (School Brigade), a repair and cleaning program of the Department of Education that serves various public schools in the Philippines
- Donation of 123 laptop units in July 2020 and July 2021 to support distance schooling requirements of in-need students of Lumads in Mindanao and scholars in Bicol
Caltex also partners with various nonprofit groups to create skills training programs that offer job placement to trainees within six months to one year after they earn their certification. We work with the Don Bosco Pugad Foundation, which started the Manna From Heaven bakery and bakeshop training program, as well as its spin-off project, the Coffee & Saints Café, which teaches boys culinary and restaurant management skills. Our latest partnership resulted in Caltex-Pugad Mobile Mechanics, a service that brings skilled mechanics right to customers. Through the American Chamber Foundation of the Philippines, Chevron implemented Caltex TOOLS. The project trained more than 60 disadvantaged youth from the host community of San Pascual, Batangas, to become world-class scaffolders and arc welders.
In the Philippines, Chevron supports programs that assist small businesses and offer training in agriculture, fisheries and home industries.
In Kalinga province, Chevron partnered with Kalinga-Apayao State College to train members of the community and help provide access to markets for local products such as coffee, macadamia nuts, unoy (red rice), oranges and traditional crafts. Through the United People of Kalinga Enterprise Enhancement Program, we work with our partners to promote indigenous knowledge through sustainable enterprise development.
caring for the environment
In 2014, Chevron employees witnessed the results of their environmental stewardship when 69 olive ridley sea turtle eggs hatched on a beach adjacent to Chevron’s Batangas terminal. More than 600 employees, Caltex retailers, business partners, teachers and students cleaned the beach of trash and debris, which improved conditions for the turtles to nest in the area. We worked closely with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and wildlife experts to move the nesting area to drier ground, where the turtles hatched then made their way to the sea. Chevron has since created a sea turtle encounter training program for employees, contractors and visitors and has made coastal cleanup in Batangas an annual employee volunteer activity. Between December 2018 and January 2019, seven nesting sites were discovered along the shore with an average of 100 eggs per nesting site. A total of 250 sea turtle hatchlings were returned to the sea in February 2019.
Chevron is committed to providing a nesting ground sanctuary for this endangered species. We’re doubling our efforts by refreshing training for sea turtle patrolling on top of the annual coastal cleanups.
Chevron is collaborating with the Cabiokid Foundation, Inc., the Tiwi local government and the Department of Education to establish a model farm to train teachers, students and parents in sustainable agricultural technologies.
We supported the Malampaya Foundation Inc., which helped local communities implement effective coastal resource management plans. In 2014, 17 conservation agreements were signed throughout the provinces of Palawan and Oriental Mindoro.
record of achievement
For nearly a century, Chevron’s investments and operations in the Philippines have made important contributions to developing the country’s energy and petroleum industry.
These are some of our pioneering achievements:
- First American oil marketer, in 1917
- First multinational regional-business-operations support office recognized by the Philippine government, in 1998
- Among the first natural gas developers as part of the Malampaya Deepwater Gas to Power Project Consortium, in 1999
Chevron started working in the Philippines in 1917, when The Texas Company – later Texaco – began marketing its products through a local distributor. Texaco Philippines was formally established in 1921 and opened an office in Manila.
In 1936, a joint venture between The Texas Company and Chevron predecessor Standard Oil Co. of California created Caltex, which then took over marketing operations in the Philippines.
Eleven years later, Caltex converted its Pandacan warehouse depot in Manila into its first distribution terminal in the Philippines.
In 1954, Caltex inaugurated the Batangas Refinery at San Pascual, the first petroleum refinery in the Philippines. In 2003, this refinery was converted into a finished-import terminal, with a storage capacity of at least 2.5 million barrels.
Chevron established Chevron Holdings Inc. in 1998.
In 2001, Chevron Malampaya LLC, together with the other members of the project consortium, delivered the country’s first commercial gas supplies to two power generation plants. Another 500-megawatt gas power plant came on line in 2002. With a total combined capacity of 2,700 megawatts, the plants meet approximately 20 percent of the country’s power needs. Chevron sold its share in the Malampaya field in March 2020.
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