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Aunt Edna

A recurring series that is designed to help CAN members answer tough questions from their friends, family and neighbors.

Have questions from the Aunt Edna in your life?

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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.

Why don’t natural gas operators pay their fair share?

The Pennsylvania governor’s race will heat up between now and November, and one of the candidates keeps talking about a severance tax. Aunt Edna asks you, “why don’t natural gas operators pay their fair share?” Here’s how to set the record straight.

What goes into the cost of a gallon of fuel?

Prices at the pump are inching up, and Aunt Edna wants to know – “What goes into the cost of a gallon of fuel?”

Chevron Gasoline, Refineries and Retail Stations

Let’s start with this common question… are all gasolines the same? Chevron and Texaco gasolines contain Techron, an additive technology developed at our Richmond Technology Center.

How is water used in the energy industry?

How does Chevron uses water in its own operations? Does Chevron do anything to reduce water use?

Natural Disasters and the Oil & Gas Industry

How does the oil and natural gas industry prepares for and recover from natural disasters?