Chevron Logo – Chevron Corporation is a petroleum U.S. founded in 1911 in California , after the dissolution of the trust Standard Oil, under the name of Standard Oil of California. In a period of over forty years, John D. Rockefeller ‘s Standard Oil was to be the world’s largest company for long.

It has significant deposits of oil and natural gas , oil refineries and oil tankers. By volume of sales (27,342,000 of U.S. dollars ) came in 1983 the eleventh largest companies industrial world market economy . In that year made ​​a profit of 1,590 million and employed 40,000 workers.

In early 1984 acquired ownership of the Gulf Oil Corporation for an amount of 13,400 million and changed its name to Chevron , a firm that in 1987 ranked by sales volume (26,015,000 dollars), 23 th among the largest industrial companies in the world market economy. In 2009 he was ranked by Fortune magazine as the fifth largest company in the world monetary flow.