CHEVRON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHEVRON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Chevron’s search for plant-based fuels founders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58422062-79/chevron-watson-based-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58422062-79/chevron-watson-based-company.html.csp">Chevron’s search for plant-based fuels founders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Joe Carroll</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T19:58:02.469-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 07:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chevron’s attempts to turn plants into alternative fuels for profitable, large-scale production have failed. The second-largest U.S. oil company by market value spent “significant sums” and assigned some of its best scientists to evaluate more than 100 kinds of feedstock and 50 techniques for converting them into fuels without success, Chevron Chairman and Chief Executive John Watson said Tuesday during an address to the Economic Club of Minnesota. “The smartest minds in my company and others ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58422062@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:58:02 MDT Jon Huntsman delivers science supplies to Salt Lake City school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365495-78/lake-salt-huntsman-chevron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365495-78/lake-salt-huntsman-chevron.html.csp">Jon Huntsman delivers science supplies to Salt Lake City school</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T08:24:46.846-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Students at Rose Park Elementary School in Salt Lake City had a special guest Wednesday — and he brought presents. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman delivered boxes of goggles and other materials for teaching science to fourth-graders at the school. The donation was made by Chevron’s 2014 Fuel Your School Program. Huntsman, a former U.S. ambassador to China and presidential candidate, is a member of the Chevron board of directors. Chevron said it plans to donate up to $500,000 for eligible clas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365495@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:24:46 MDT Op-ed: Oil shale forces Utah to decide its real water priorities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272673-82/oil-shale-development-supplies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272673-82/oil-shale-development-supplies.html.csp">Op-ed: Oil shale forces Utah to decide its real water priorities</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bill Midcap</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T17:10:02.27-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oil shale is once again in the news with Chevron’s recent admission in a court filing that development activities would require substantial quantities of water. As ranchers and farmers who rely on our western lands and access to clean, reliable supplies of water, the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union is committed to ensuring that development activities protect our water supplies that sustain our rural economies. Our organization represents more than 22,000 family farmers and ranchers in Utah, Colora...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58272673@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:10:02 MDT