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Together We CAN Forum 2023

The Chevron Advocacy Network hosted its largest employee event ever on April 11. More than 600 employees joined us in Houston and virtually worldwide to hear from Al Williams and Texas Congressman Randy Weber about the important role of advocacy and the power of employees’ voices to advance our energy future.

CA Windfall Profits Penalty: Have your voice heard

The California Senate proposed Senate Bill X1-2, which called for an undisclosed maximum gross gasoline refining margin on California refiners. The bill could result in further strains on the supply chain that could ultimately trigger gasoline price spikes and give regulators control over refinery turnaround times.

Texas Energy Day 2023

On March 7, more than 100 Chevron employees convened in Austin, TX to hear from state leaders and visit with elected officials during Texas Energy Day. In total, over 500 proud oil and gas workers from companies across Texas came together to reinforce the importance of the state’s energy industry.

Energy Prices, Advocacy Training, Elections and More

Rising energy costs have posed hardships for so many Americans, from higher prices at the pump to increased rates for natural gas, heating, and electricity. Global demand has been rebounding since the start of the pandemic and the supply of crude to meet that increased demand has been tight. Global conflicts have also compounded that tight supply. We want to make sure you have the facts when asked about the role both Chevron and the energy industry at large are playing as these rapidly changing events unfold.

Tax Facts One-Pager

The U.S. tax code is complex, but at its core is a framework providing all companies – regardless of economic sector – a level playing field that incentivizes them to invest, build, and expand their business to support local job growth.

Get The Tax Facts

With recent proposals to raises taxes on our industry currently circulating in Congress, it is important members of the Chevron Advocacy Network are up to date on how this could impact Chevron, our industry and our economic future.

Accomplishing the Energy Transition Together

This last year has been a year of immense change, but Chevron’s continued commitment to progressing our energy transition strategy and actions is one area that remains unchanged. At Chevron, we believe the future of energy is lower-carbon.

The Federal Leasing Moratorium: What We Know

Recently, two executive actions were issued that are directly relevant to energy development on federal lands, Secretarial Order 3395 and Executive Order (Sec 208). Read more, to find out how these executive actions impact Chevron and our industry.

Chevron Advocacy Network Newsletter - February 2021

Last year, the Chevron Advocacy Network (CAN) made the important decision to transform our “Aunt Edna” blog series to reflect the modern communications landscape and launched Together We CAN. Through this new platform, we created a space where all employees are encouraged to join the conversation about the importance of American energy and ask questions about how Chevron is adapting to the increased demand for reliable, affordable, and ever-cleaner energy.

What's the Census all About?

As a member of the Chevron Advocacy Network, we know you recognize the importance of civic engagement, such as voting and advocating for your community. This year we all have an especially important form of civic engagement to perform: the U.S. Census.

What are Severance Taxes?

Lately Aunt Edna has been hearing a lot about taxes, specifically accusations that the oil and natural gas industry does not pay its fair share to states where operations take place. Before she hastily makes accusations, she asks you to share the facts.

How is Chevron managing methane?

Methane is the primary component of natural gas. Natural gas is the cleanest burning conventional fuel, producing lower levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than other fossil fuels.

Answering Aunt Edna: One Pagers

They're here by popular demand! Mobile friendly, printable one-page handouts of Aunt Edna's best questions and Chevron's answers

Retail Stations

Am I just supporting big business every time I fill up? Does anybody else benefit when I buy gas?

What does ‘offshore’ actually mean?

The topic of offshore exploration and production (E&P) has been in the news a lot lately and Aunt Edna wants to know details.

Why aren’t we all driving electric vehicles?

Aunt Edna is hearing a lot about “zero-emission” cars lately and wants to know why many people still choose to drive gasoline-fueled cars. She also asks you about Chevron’s take on these vehicles and their impact on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Here’s how you can explain EVs.

How Abundant Energy is Fueling U.S. Growth

7/17/2018 | The New York Times— This interactive story includes facts and approachable infographics on how innovation is driving an abundance of U.S. energy resources and increasing the important role natural gas plays in Americans’ lives.

Chevron’s new chief vows to keep lid on spending

7/17/2018 | Financial Times— [Chevron’s] production in the Permian Basin at the end of last year was 200,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day. By the end of March, it had risen by a quarter, to about 250,000 boe/d. “The shale game is becoming a scale game,” Mr Wirth said.

Why The Future Of Energy Could Be U.S. Natural Gas

7/13/2018 | Seeking Alpha— Geology dictates that crude oil and natural gas go hand-in-hand.

Oil and Gas Industries Are the Lifeblood of Many Louisiana Small Businesses

7/12/2018 | Inside Sources— American business relies on energy, especially oil and gas. This is particularly evident in the Bayou State, where pipelines crisscross the southern portion like veins in a body.

US set to top oil production

7/12/2018 | AP— The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia and reclaim the title of the world’s biggest oil producer for the first time since the 1970s.

Shale Gas Revolution Is Just Getting Started

7/6/2018 | Forbes— The shale gas revolution is turning ten years old and is apparently only just getting started. A new report by the business information provider IHS Markit traces the remarkable rise of the shale gas in the United States over the past decade and projects that natural gas production will grow by another 60% over the next 20 years.

Hydraulic Fracturing

What is hydraulic fracturing and is it safe?

Exceptional Qualities of Oil and Gas

Why do we still rely so much on oil and gas? Aren’t there alternatives?

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