Energy Company Plans to Reduce Emission Intensity from Oil and Natural Gas Production
SAN RAMON, Calif., October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) has established new goals to reduce net greenhouse gas (GHG) emission intensity from upstream oil and natural gas. Emission intensity is the emission rate of greenhouse gas per unit of energy produced. The company intends to lower upstream oil net GHG emission intensity by 5 - 10 percent and upstream natural gas net GHG emission intensity by 2 - 5 percent from 2016 to 2023. The timing is aligned with stocktake milestones set in the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Chevron joins a high-profile roster of Acorns Found Money providers who support financial wellness in America
Irvine, Calif., October 01, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Acorns, the country’s fastest-growing financial wellness system with 6.2 million users, has announced a new collaboration with Chevron to support local schools. Acorns, whose mission is to promote the financial well-being of the up and coming, is delighted to help bring Chevron’s #FuelYourSchool program to the national stage digitally. As an Acorns Found Money provider, Chevron currently deposits $0.25 into customers’ Acorns accounts for every $20 of fuel they purchase.
Chevron signs an agreement to source Permian operations with wind power
The whisper of wind across the desert of West Texas means a lot more now than a cool break from the summer heat. It also means more affordable, reliable and cleaner energy to support our growing asset base. As global energy demand increases, Chevron is looking to lead in the future of energy; that includes a commitment to developing more energy with less environmental impact. One big step toward that goal is a recently signed 12-year green power purchase agreement (PPA) to supply Chevron’s current West Texas Permian electricity load (~65 megawatts) from renewable sources.
SAN RAMON, Calif., August 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) last week announced it is among the 15 recipients of the 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Instituted in 1996, the award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.
Since its inception in 1999, Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) has pushed energy’s frontiers through the continuous pursuit of new business models and externally developed technologies that enhance the way Chevron produces and delivers affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy. Fostering innovation both within Chevron and across the energy landscape, CTV champions the integration of solutions that address not only today’s business needs, but also those of tomorrow.
SAN RAMON, Calif., July 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced it has been named to the 2019 Disability Equality Index® (DEI) “Best Places to Work for People with Disabilities.” In its first year as a participant in the index, the company earned a top score of 100% for its efforts in promoting an inclusive workplace for people with disabilities.
Chevron is proud to partner with California State University system and provide support to their STEM Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program, a recognized innovation in teacher preparation. The STAR Program engages aspiring and early-career teachers in cutting-edge research projects, primarily at national laboratories, and helps them translate their research experience into classroom practice
Through our partnership with Telethon Speech & Hearing, we’ve helped to significantly reduce the number of harmful ear conditions among Aboriginal children, improving school readiness and engagement across the West Pilbara.
Since our partnership began in 2011, the number of Aboriginal children under the age of seven affected by middle ear diseases in the Pilbara has dropped from 51% to 33%, an outstanding milestone that has produced meaningful impact.