mitra kashanchi

vice president, manufacturing and supply

Mitra Kashanchi is the vice president, Manufacturing and Supply for Chevron Oronite. Prior to this role, she was the refinery manager for the Chevron Salt Lake Refinery, a position she has held since March 2017.


Previously, Ms. Kashanchi served as refinery business manager for the Richmond Refinery hydroprocessing business unit. In 2012, she was the operations manager at the Chevron refinery in Burnaby, British Columbia. From 1991 to 2012, she worked at the El Segundo Refinery in various roles, including as operations section head of the Refinery Systems Division, with responsibility for three cogeneration units, the refinery’s water treatment unit, blending and shipping, and wharf operations.


Mitra earned a bachelor’s degree in applied chemistry from Iran National University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a master’s degree in physical chemistry, both from California State University, Long Beach.