Signed California Assembly Bill AB 739: It is required that at least 15 percent of specified heavy-duty vehicles newly purchased by state agencies to be zero-emission beginning in 2025, and at least 30 percent of those vehicles to be ZEV beginning in... read more
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After we let go of a couple of operators, we're going to use there desk space for a yogurt machine! With a show hands what topping do you guys like? 1) Chocolate Chips 2) Strawberries 3) Caramel
Last year all was fairly good, now all of the sudden things move, people are complaining and there are rumors about layoffs in San Ramon.
How does Chevron pick who needs to be in the hit list? Are there any thumb rules?
He has no vested interest in all the non-value-adding bureaucracy and processes that George Kirkland created. Watch for quick action to reduce/eliminate PRC, Upstream Capability and ETC.
Any update on what will be new org and size of BU?
What’s going on with the industry? Only time will reveal what caused the industry slump (and subsequent recovery). Shale Drilling + Renewables + Environmental Laws + Fuel Efficient Vehicles / Electric + Complicated Geopolitics did not factor into the... read more
Do new engineers require to sign non compete agreements in Chevron? I do not remember now If I have signed or not. Thank you .
Chevron announced today that it will spend $4 billion next year in the Permian Basin in an effort to increase daily production to 400k barrels/day over the next several years. If Chevron is going to hire any additional exploration professionals... read more
More divestment news from today. Chevron has divested its whole operating interests in 2 oil producing assets in the Neuquen Basin located in Argentina. The deal is in line with Chevron's plan to divest $10 billion in assets during 2016-2017. All of... read more
My manager's manager assured me that when business picked back up that I would be called back. Maybe they lied. Does everyone really believe that laid off employees were poor performers? And why would someone from another company want to leave to... read more
Elections have consequences. You get what you voted for my butthurt losers.
In case you didn't know it looks like Chevron is changing all of it's ESIP services from Vanguard to Fidelity. Vanguard has rock bottom costs so it will be interesting to see what Fidelity provides, but do this today: record the expense ratios of the... read more
Chevron recently announced the divestment of 64,500 net acres in the Central Basin Platform of the Permian Basin. This deal will offload 5% of Chevron Permian properties. This is in sync with plans to monetize 200,000 non-core acres in the Permian... read more
Just curious on how quickly former CVX EE's have found new jobs/careers since layoffs. I know a few who got laid off in June 2016 that are still having trouble finding work.
When does JW confirm he is actually leaving? As far as I can tell there has just been a rumour he has been leaving. Is MW confirmed as his successor?
How does Chevron have jobs posted and you are still laying off? Take the people that you are laying off and place them into a training program and teach them a new skill. I know that not everyone that has been let go is not worthless. I can name... read more
Do you have to pass a hair test to rotate out of tengiz if you are already a CVX employee?? What about other international rotations.
his personal bonus was weighted on share holder return so maintaining dividend was paramount. Short term rewards were was more important than realizing o&g is a long term business. Layofff good people and fire sale valued assets. Add to the fact we... read more
Are layoffs still going on in CBA or it's all finished and everything is stable.
http://www.ToledoBlade.com/Energy/2017/08/29/Energy-industry-s-layoffs-lead-to-bitterness-in-work-force.html ================================== Zach Scott was a year old and his brother was still in the womb when their dad got laid off from... read more
There is a lot of survival politics at play all around in Chevron now -- a significant symptom of the underlying fear. examples: bosses trying to portray themselves smarter than their subordinates or trying to downplay the achievements of... read more
Chevron CEOs normally plan for ten year stints. The current one, if replaced as rumored, will be cut short by three years. Any idea why? Performance has turned around rather nicely via cost cutting and asset sales. Health issue? Dispute with board?... read more
HOW TO CHECK IF YOU ARE ESP: Go to outlook and see what groups you belong to and you can see if you have been selected for ESP. You can see if others have been selected also by seeing if they belong to ESP Group.
It is time to start really calling out all the corporate twits. Let's turn this blog into factual data. If you see something say it. If you see something at work and use your computer to post so call "anonymous" violations of corporate, federal and... read more
Monday is the day when the next 290 people in GOM/DWEP will find out their status as employees. The GOM is getting smaller and the staff is reducing again. Hopefully this will be the last layoff in the GOMBU for the next several years. Lots of great... read more
Just amazing! Constant name calling and nasty conversations is nauseating. Why don't the participants go back to elementary school and stop the vile
What leaders have the most to lose with John Watson retiring?
With Mike Wirth rolling in we should expect a massive tidal wave of early retirements. Just watch it, the man has an agenda and it has to do with our headcount. Next 6 months will be an interesting period as the Iron Mike fastracks his cost saving... read more
I heard COV100 is going to shut down completely.
No more small downsizing in upstream (GOM & DWEP BS)). For those of us survivors of accelerate downstream, it's about time the hatchet comes out. Get ready for a massive reorg.
Did anyone else notice an increase in drug testing for thise currently working?
What were your favorite expat assignments in Chevron?
Seen a few rotational jobs there, how is it to rotate there?
What's it really like in Tengiz, Kazakhstan? I might go there to work if it's not too dumpy since the money is good I can handle the long days.