Chevron corporation is an American transnational energy company which was founded in 1879 as Pacific Coast Oil Company. In 1984, it was renamed as Chevron Corporation. It is situated within the California region. Its international operations manufacture oil and its equivalents, purifies them and trades them through gas stations and industrial channels. The company is interesting because it handles a commodity that is in huge demand yet it manages to meet the requirements. Moreover, it is recognized as the second leading manufacture of oil in the USA, after Exxon Mobil.