Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 27, 2017

Chevron Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (925) 842-1000

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(b) and (c) On September 27, 2017, John S. Watson, Chairman of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) and Chief Executive Officer of Chevron Corporation (“Chevron”), elected to retire from Chevron and will resign as a Director, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 1, 2018.

Also on September 27, 2017, to be effective February 1, 2018, the Board elected Michael K. Wirth, currently Vice Chairman of the Board and Executive Vice President of Midstream and Development, to the positions of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Chevron. Mr. Wirth will resign as Vice Chairman of the Board, effective February 1, 2018.
Mr. Wirth, 56, has been Vice Chairman of Chevron since February 2017 and Executive Vice President of Midstream and Development since 2016, with responsibility for supply and trading, and Chevron’s midstream operating units engaged in transportation and power, as well as corporate strategy; business development; and policy, government and public affairs. He served as Executive Vice President of Downstream and Chemicals from 2006 to 2015. From 2003 until 2006, Mr. Wirth was President of Global Supply and Trading, responsible for leading Chevron’s worldwide supply and trading operations as well as its aviation, marine and asphalt businesses. Mr. Wirth joined Chevron in 1982.

The independent members of the Board will approve the compensation of Mr. Wirth in connection with his new role at a later date.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: September 27, 2017
/s/ Christine L. Cavallo
Christine L. Cavallo
Assistant Secretary