news release

Chevron Oronite and Chevron Base Oils to Co-Sponsor ICIS World Base Oils
& Lubricants Conference 2022

Chevron’s Claudia Graham and Chevron Oronite’s Laurent Jumelle set to participate in panel discussions

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 20, 2022 – Chevron Oronite and Chevron Base Oils are co-sponsoring the 26th ICIS Conference, which will return to an in-person format on June 26-28, 2022, in Windsor, United Kingdom. On June 28 at 09:15 am, Laurent Jumelle, global product line manager for automotive, viscosity modifiers and small engines, Chevron Oronite, will join a panel entitled Do ICE have a future? This session will be an opportunity for the industry to hear the latest insights and reflect on how electrification and hybrid technology is changing the automotive market.


Claudia Graham, Chevron’s general manager, strategy, planning, and new energies, Downstream, will participate on the Getting serious about sustainability panel, to be held on June 27 at 09:10 am. The session will focus on sustainability on a practical level for the lubricants business.


The ICIS Conferences draw on experts from chemical and energy sectors to discuss industry trends and challenges in lubricants and fuels. Participants can connect with their peers, build new commercial opportunities and plan for the future. 

About Chevron Oronite

Chevron Oronite is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of fuel and lubricant additives, helping provide solutions to customers globally. Headquartered in San Ramon, California (USA), Chevron Oronite maintains regional offices in Houston (Americas Region), Paris (Europe-Africa-Middle East Region), and Singapore (Asia-Pacific Region); operates manufacturing sites in Belle Chasse, Louisiana (USA), Gonfreville (France), Singapore, and Mauá (Brazil); an affiliated blending and shipping plant in Omaezaki, Japan; technology centers in the USA, France, the Netherlands, Japan and China and has interests in additive companies operating in other locations, including India. Learn more about about Chevron Oronite at


Chevron Oronite is comprised of numerous affiliates that are indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Chevron Corporation. For simplicity in this news release, the terms “Chevron Oronite” and/or “Oronite” are used as abbreviated references to Chevron Corporation affiliates that are part of the Chevron Oronite business unit. Nothing in this document is intended to override or supersede the corporate separateness of these entities.

About Chevron Base Oils

Chevron Base Oils is one of the largest producers of premium Group II and Group III base oils with a global slate of products having the same specifications from multiple plants. This gives customers better supply reliability and reduced complexity. To shorten supply chain, we’ve built a network of regional supply hubs centrally located near the world’s largest lubricant markets. Our base oils are suitable for more than 90% of the worlds formulating needs for automotive and industrial lubricants. We work closely with additive companies, original equipment manufacturers and industry groups such as API, SAE, ILSAC and ACEA in developing formulations meeting approvals for the latest industry specifications. To find out more visit

About Chevron

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy is essential to achieving a more prosperous and sustainable world. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. To advance a lower-carbon future, we are focused on cost efficiently lowering our carbon intensity, increasing renewables and offsets in support of our business, and investing in low-carbon technologies that enable commercial solutions.