Chevron and Texaco agree to $100 billion merger

| 10/12/2001

On Oct. 9, the stockholders of Chevron and Texaco voted to approve a merger creating ChevronTexaco. The merger joins two leading energy companies and long-time partners to create a U.S.-based global enterprise and the fifth largest company in the world. The combined company expects to achieve annual savings of at least $1.2 billion within six to nine months of the merger's completion.

The new company now ranks third in the world in oil reserves and fourth in oil and natural gas production, with operations in all of the world's most promising regions. ChevronTexaco will operate 25,000 retail outlets located on six continents. It has a refining capacity of 2.2 million barrels per day, selling under the Chevron, Texaco, Caltex, Delo and Havoline brands.