Texaco ("The Texas Company") is the name of an American oil retail brand. Its flagship product is its fuel, "Texaco with Techron". It also owns the Havoline motor oil brand.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$2,511,300 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.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • 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.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

federal data covers from 1989 roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse http://followthemoney.org/
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View all campaign finance data for Texaco Sources: OpenSecrets.org


$8,016,634 Spent

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

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covers roughly through Q2, 2014

Lobbying on Behalf of Texaco

View all lobbying data for Texaco Sources: OpenSecrets.org


Mentioned in 1147 dockets; Submitted to 57 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.

updated daily from Regulations.gov by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "Texaco" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

EPA Violations

11 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.

covers through EPA's October 19, 2011 release
Case Name Defendant Date Locations Amount
Phelps Dodge Refining Corporation Et Al. Texaco, Inc. (+5 others) 2011 Brooklyn, Queens, Ny $25,750,000
Mckin Superfund Site Texaco Inc (Paragon Oil Company Inc) (+75 others) 2001 Gray, Me $20,150,000
Lwd, Inc. Texaco, Inc. (+84 others) 2007 Calvert City, Ky $10,000,000
Waste Disposal Inc. Texaco, Inc. (+16 others) 2003 Santa Fe Springs, ... $9,080,000
Cooper Drum Superfund Site Uao For Rd/Ra Texaco Refining & Marketing, Inc. (+42 others) 2009 South Gate, Ca $9,066,848
Operating Industries Inc Superfund Site Admin Settlement No.2010-04 Texaco, Inc. (+275 others) 2011 Monterey Park, Ca $8,500,000
Abb, Inc. Et Al (Spectron Deminimis Settlement) Texaco, Inc (+547 others) 2003 Elkton, Md $2,803,841
Davis Refining Corporation Texaco, Inc. (+86 others) 2006 Tallahassee, Fl $2,542,381
Benjamin Moore & Co., Et Al Texaco Inc (+26 others) 2001 Piscataway, Nj $2,000,000
Whitehouse Waste Oil Pits Superfund Site Texaco, Inc. (+50 others) 2003 Whitehouse, Fl $1,991,380
View all EPA violations data for Texaco Sources: EPA ECHO Enforcement Data

Advisory Committees

20 people on 13 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.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "Texaco" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 12 people on 4 committees
  • Toggle Department of Energy 2 people on 3 committees
  • Toggle Department of State 2 people on 2 committees
  • Toggle Department of Homeland Security 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle Small Business Administration 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle Department of the Treasury 1 person on 1 committee
View all advisory committee data for Texaco