Marketing and Retail
There are about 70 Caltex® service stations in China, including in the Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative regions. We have expanded our network of retail outlets, mainly in Guangdong Province. The stations, operated by Caltex South China Investments Ltd., are equipped with retail convenience stores.
Our Caltex lubricants business has sales, marketing, manufacturing and distribution operations throughout the country, including in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Tianjin and Hong Kong. We also sell and distribute our products in central China through a joint venture in Shanghai.
Caltex Havoline® and Delo® engine oils and coolants are among the best-selling lubricants and specialty products in their class and have been widely used by consumer, commercial and industrial customers as well as original equipment manufacturers.
Chevron Global Aviation is one of the jet fuel suppliers at Hong Kong International Airport. We also sell jet fuel to airlines that use Macau International Airport.
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (CPChem) is 50 percent owned by Chevron.
CPChem has a 40 percent interest in Shanghai Golden Phillips Petrochemical Company Ltd., a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant in Jinshanwei, near Shanghai. HDPE is used in food and beverage containers, plastic pipe, merchandise bags and milk jugs, among other things.
In addition, CPChem sells styrene monomer, 1-hexene, specialty chemicals, Ryton and K-Resin. Styrene monomer is a raw material used to make packaging, automotive parts, electronics, carpeting and other products. The organic compound 1-hexene is used to make HDPE and other chemicals. Ryton is a synthetic fiber used in well-drilling cables. K-Resin is a plastic made into packaging, toys, medical components and other products.
Through our subsidiary Chevron Oronite (Beijing) International Trading Co., Ltd., Chevron Oronite maintains an office in Beijing to coordinate the sale of lubricants and fuel additives to national and international oil companies as well as to local lubricants blenders. The company manages products for marine, automotive, industrial and specialty uses.
Oronite's Singapore additive plant - the largest on the continent - positions us well to meet the growth in product demand expected in China. Oronite is increasing its analytical testing capabilities in China as well as its sales and support staff.