Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX Euronext: CHTEX) is an American multinational energy corporation. Headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active in more than 180 countries, it is engaged in every aspect of the oil, gas, and geothermal energy industries, including exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron is one of the world's six "supermajor" oil companies. For the past five years, Chevron has been continuously ranked as one of America's 5 largest corporations by Fortune 500.
Campaign Finance$5,086,537 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
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- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
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Lobbying on Behalf of ChevronTexaco
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount ChevronTexaco $17,459,296
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Fuel, Gas & Oil,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Foreign Relations,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Law Enforcement & Crime,
- Government Issues,
RegulationsMentioned in 190 dockets; Submitted to 8 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "ChevronTexaco" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 2 PHMSA ChevronTexaco - Exemption - Hazardous Materials - One Time, One-Way Transportation in Commerce of 8 Non-DOT Specification Cylinders Containing a Division 4.2 Material 2005
- Toggle 1 FAA U.S. DOT/FAA - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 2002
- Toggle 1 USCG Maritime Security 2002
- Toggle 1 PHMSA Pipeline Safety: Hazardous Liquid Gathering Pipelines 2003
- Toggle 1 TSA Protection of Sensitive Security Information 2003
- Toggle 1 PHMSA Pipeline Safety: Pipeline Integrity Management of Natural Gas In High Consequence Areas 2000
- Toggle 1 PHMSA Gas Gathering Line Definition 1998
- Toggle 1 USCG Petition for Rulemaking: Exclusion Zones for Marine LNG Spills 2004
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 27 EPA Requirements for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Phase III Facilities 2004
- Toggle 15 EPA Regulation of Oil-Bearing Hazardous Secondary Materials From the Petroleum Refining Industry Processed in a Gasification System To Produce Synthesis Gas: Notice of Action Denying Petition for Reconsideration 2008
- Toggle 13 USCG Port Pelican LLC Deepwater Port License Application 2002
- Toggle 12 EPA Criteria and Standards for Cooling Water Intake Structures 2008
- Toggle 11 EPA Preliminary 2006 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 2004
- Toggle 10 USCG Beacon Port LLC Liquefied Natural Gas Deep Water Port Licence Application 2005
- Toggle 10 EPA Actions regarding Lead Emissions from Piston-Engine Aircraft Using Leaded Aviation Gasoline 2007
- Toggle 9 USCG Freeport McMoran Energy LLC Main Pass Energy Hub Deepwater Port License Application 2004
- Toggle 9 EPA Proposed Revisions to Clarify the Scope of Sufficiency Monitoring Requirements for Federal and State Operating Permits Programs 2003
- Toggle 8 EPA Effluent Guidelines Program Plan for 2004/2005. 2003
Contractor Misconduct39 Instances
This information is collected by the Project On Government Oversight from press releases, court documents, news reports and other public records. It is not meant to be an exhaustive account of all instances of federal contractor misconduct.
More information on each instance, including primary source documents, is available on POGO's site by clicking on the instance description. More information on POGO's methodology is available here.
|Misconduct Type||Hired By||Incident||Year||Disposition||Penalty|
|Environment||None||Air Pollution National Settlement (CA, HI, MS and UT)||2003||Settlement||$281,700,000|
|Cost/Labor Mischarge||Interior||Underpayment of Oil Royalties||2000||Settlement||$95,000,000|
|Government Contract Fraud||Interior||U.S. ex rel. Wright v. Chevron (Underpayment of Natural Gas Royalties)||2009||Settlement||$45,569,585|
|Ethics||International||Oil For Food Program Kickbacks||2007||Settlement||$30,000,000|
|Environment||None||Brazil Oil Spill||2011||Fine||$27,932,961|
|Health||None||Leaded Gasoline Exposure||2010||Judgment Against Defendant||$19,000,000|
|Environment||None||MTBE Products Liability||2001||Settlement||$10,000,000|
|Environment||None||Clean Air Act Violations (El Segundo, CA)||2000||Settlement||$7,000,000|
|Environment||None||Puerto Rico RCRA Violations||2011||Settlement||$5,800,000|
|Environment||None||Illegal Discharge of Polluted Wastewater (Wilmington, CA)||2001||Pleaded Guilty||$4,000,000|
EPA Violations1 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Charnock Basin Mtbe Site||ChevronTexaco Corporation (+9 others)||2005||Los Angeles, Ca||$1,500,000|
Advisory Committees7 people on 6 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "ChevronTexaco" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of the Interior 3 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Homeland Security 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Energy 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee