Chevron is an American multinational energy corporation and one of the world’s six “supermajor” oil companies. Headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active in more than 180 countries, it is engaged in every aspect of the oil, gas, and geothermal energy industries, including exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron’s purpose is to develop the affordable, reliable, ever-cleaner energy that enables human progress.
For the past five years, Chevron has been continuously ranked as one of America’s five largest corporations by Fortune 500. In 2011 it was named the 16th largest public company in the world by Forbes Global 2000. The company has a worldwide marketing network in 84 countries with approximately 24,000 retail sites, including those of affiliate companies.
Chevron has a large presence in the Middle East, particularly in Qatar through Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (CPChem). CPChem is a 50-50 joint venture with Phillips 66 and Chevron focused on petrochemicals. A year after the founding of CPChem, the company created its world-scale petrochemical complex in Mesaieed, Qatar called Q-Chem. Q-Chem was the first of three joint venture projects between Qatar Petroleum and CPChem.
Chevron’s vision is to be the global energy company most admired for its people, partnership, and performance. They aim to accomplish this through setting clear expectations, building trust through relationships, giving and receiving feedback, and delivering results. Each project and task they undertake is also aligned with their core values: diversity and inclusion; leading performance, partnership, people and the environment; and trust and integrity.
Chevron also places a large emphasis on its human resources. They believe human ingenuity has the power to solve any challenge and overcome any obstacle. They also believe meeting the world’s growing energy needs demands the pursuit of innovations and advancements that deliver a better future for all.
Chevron is part of the US-Qatar Business Council’s Board of Directors.