Chevron provides financial, management, administrative, and technology support to U.S. and international subsidiaries.
They are involved in chemicals operations, mining operations, petroleum operations, energy services and power generation. It has 2 business segments: Upstream and Downstream. The Upstream consist of processing, liquefaction and regasification of liquefied natural gas; transporting crude oil by major oil export. The Downstream refines crude oil into petroleum products; marketing and transporting crude oil and refined products by pipeline, marine vessel. Chevron is currently headed by Mr. John Watson and was founded in 1879. It is headquartered in San Ramon, California. It includes seismic exploration, drilling & extraction, transportation & storage and sales & marketing of oil & gas. The company primarily operates in U.S, Australia, Nigeria, Angola, Kazakhstan and Gulf of Mexico for its exploration and production operations. It manages approximately 11000 oil & gas wells in U.S itself. It says to be largest producer of geothermal energy in the world.