I'm one of the id–ts from the center that the BUs hate. We actually aren't that dumb. We know that the BUs don't care about what we do. I know that we exist because it's (a little) important to have some governance and standards in how we do... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Chevron Corp.
EVP let it slip earlier. It’s time to brush off your knee pads.
Anyone know how the pension plan works if you leave Chevron before age 60? I'm trying to find an answer and all the pension website says is "Please contact the HR Service Center for more details about what happens to this Plan when you leave... — read more
Despite extensive cost-cutting and throwing everything but the kitchen sink at our “enviable” position in West TX and ramping up production 35% we have not gained ground. We have lost ground and continue to slip. Solid balance sheet sure but... — read more
We examine the ramifications of a shrinking oil industry. The imminent stockmarket flotation of Saudi Aramco, which produces 10m barrels of oil a day, or 11% of the global total, is a sign that the end of oil could be in sight. Aramco’s... — read more
Wondering if any big changes are coming
Well, it is an official rumor (whatever that means from my boss in ETC), Upstream will be going through a full scale reorg which will be announced on Nov 22. It looks like Chevron is moving to an asset class structure instead of a geographic... — read more
what happened to the thread of truth bomb?
after 30 years at padc ,and just retiringi found out i have arthritis in both knees,severe spine damage.arthriitis in my right hand,4 heart bypass surgery,and now have to use a walker to get around.tons of foced hours and heavy lifting especially in... — read more
if chevron has a tanker named after susan rice please remove the name or face public backlash.
Have Midland and SJVBU adopted 4/10 schedules? If yes, how does this benefit Chevron?
ETC management is having offsite workshops again. That never tends to end well.
While Chevron and and Microsoft are spinning their partnership as revolutionary and innovative, the truth is that Microsoft has Chevron by the balls, and Chevron is being forced to purchase millions of dollars in software and services they don’t... — read more
While other oil and gas companies are licensing best in class software as a service that utilize open standards, Chevron continues to dig their own technological grave with smoke and mirrors such as “Growth mindset”, and programs such as FWE that... — read more
The DOGGR notices of violation, the order to "take all measures" and multiple follow-up site visits by were essentially scoffed at by CVX leading to the 2,7 million dollar fine levied recently. Are CNAEP spokeswoman tweets bashing CA govt (hashtag:... — read more
I’ve been working reserves for almost 30 years, and I can remember when the the RAC was lead by knowledgeable professionals like Joe and Greg. The rest of the committee was made up with seasoned Chevron professionals who knew their technical... — read more
General Electric, once powerful industrial conglomerate and darling of the DOW, announced today plans to freeze pension plan benefits. A shock to employees who felt the pension benefit was a guarantee. GE has been slow to adapt to new energies, like... — read more
Both properties have leaked so much product into the ground that they are actually producing 800-1000 bbls/day from recovery wells, and have multiple barrier water injection wells surrounding the perimeter of the sites to prevent groundwater... — read more
Chevron is really hyping the importance of digital transformation initiatives for the last couple years. The benefits seem to be showing up mostly in meetings and townhalls. Everywhere except the bottom line.
Looks like the Wirths were guests for the State Dinner for Australia
What’s next? With the recent diatomite issues one can only believe this will only begin to speed up the exiting of California assets.
If you retire this year do you qualify for the cip next year?
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/29/business/kazakhstan-oil-tengiz-chevron.html Great photos of Kazakhstan ! Only thing that I wasn't aware of was this fight at TCO where 40 people were injured (not Chevron Way behavior)
I was laid off in 2015 after 35 years with the company. I received six months of unemployment after the layoff. Because I am now sixty-four years old I have not been able to get another job. Will Chevron approve another six months of unemployment... — read more
How quick and how deep?
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Such a hot topic now. Pioneer, Concho or Apache?
Yeah, I heard the same that Chevron in San Ramon, California will be announcing Lay Offs end of 2019 as well. My neighbor at Blackhawk is an executive there, he told me about it and not sure what to do about it. Looks like he is stressing out lately... — read more
Asian LNG prices have fallen under $4.00 per million BTU due to increased supply and lower demand. Price was last time under $4.00 almost 4 years ago. So, what's the deal with profits from Gorgon and Wheatstone? Are there any?
Curious to hear if anybody who has had experience in working on or with the McKinsey and BCG digital projects... Got any improvements in how you work yet?
I was not feeling well this morning but was scheduled to present in a CoP meeting. Thankfully I was able to find an out of the way bathroom and leverage the decent wifi network.
Does anybody know when the next round of redundancies are for the ABU?
Everyone at work talks about the lump sum timing with regard to interest rates, timing, etc. What are your suggestions?
Everyone I know tries to time the lump sum perfectly with regard to interest rates and such. What is your strategy?
All the democratic candidates at the debates the last two nights repeated carbon free by 2050 might not be aggressive enough to avoid the worse effects of climate change. Many of our current conventional exploration targets have a 20 year time line... — read more