Chevron Corporation

Fill up and go at cheap pirate petrol station

Surveillance cameras track your every move, while lookouts pace up and down the street. Getting your car filled with illegal fuel is a serious business these days.

Sunday, 23 May, 2010, 12:00am

Assurance over supply to households

The government says Chevron, a liquefied petroleum gas supplier that will end service to households in August, will ensure a smooth transition to another company to maintain supply. More than 32,000 households, including 5,500 in Park Island at Ma Wan and 5,000 from Fairview Park in Yuen Long, will be affected by Chevron's decision to drop out of the market.

29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Caltex petrol to cost more

Caltex has increased the price of petrol by about 41 HK cents a litre, reversing the downward trend of the past seven months. It blamed a 28 per rise in prices in Singapore since mid-December. Caltex petrol will now cost HK$12.99 to HK$13.83 a litre. However, diesel and LPG prices were cut by 18 HK cents a litre and HK$1.82 a kilogram because of falling world prices.

31 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Park-and-ride scheme urged for visitors from mainland, Macau

24 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Cross-border driving trial

The government will announce arrangements within a year for a trial scheme to allow private cars from Hong Kong and the mainland to drive into each other's jurisdictions on temporary one-off passes.

18 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Three firms cut price of petrol, diesel

Caltex, Shell and Sinopec yesterday announced an 18-cent cut in the price of a litre of diesel and a 25-cent cut for petrol. The cuts on Caltex's platinum and gold petrol and Shell's unleaded and V-power petrol were effective from midnight, while Sinopec's cut was effective from 3pm yesterday. The cut in diesel takes the price to HK$10.50 a litre at all three companies.

7 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

More meetings planned on intellectual property

19 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Schoolchildren check out big wide world

Children from low-income families were given the chance to expand their social network and visit city landmarks under a scheme launched by Chevron Hong Kong (Caltex).

In collaboration with the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association, Caltex organised the programme to enrich the lives of underprivileged children.

21 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Petrol station may be prosecuted over pump dispensing too little

ExxonMobil may face prosecution after customs officers found a petrol pump exaggerated the volume of fuel being sold to customers. The pump was one of 24 at an Esso station in Tuen Yan Street, Tuen Mun.

The pump is suspected of overstating the amount of fuel dispensed by more than 5 per cent, resulting in customers being overcharged about HK$30 for 50 litres.

10 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Caltex driven by a desire to help

CALTEX HAS BEEN associated with Hong Kong for 70 years, and during this time has developed strong links with the community.

In 1991, the company set up its Green Fund, which has provided donations to some 250 community programmes in an effort to raise public awareness about environmental protection.

20 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Citic Resources, Caltex deal fails

Citic Resources Holdings' agreement with Caltex to form a petroleum retailing joint venture on the mainland has collapsed after failing to secure central government approval despite 17 months of lobbying, sources said.

8 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Trading blows

Last May, when Yang Yuanqing completed the takeover of American computer giant IBM's personal computer division, he never imagined the nightmare of last week - a drop in 2005 profits of 85 per cent, a plunge in the share price and the US State Department relegating his computers to non-essential use.

30 May 2006 - 12:00am

Just the ticket for well-oiled drivers

A lot of drivers got a scary reception at some petrol stations this weekend. As part of the 'Love Your Car' campaign, Caltex and Havoline have hired ambassadors to dress like parking attendants and issue tickets. However, instead of a fine, the folded white pieces of paper clipped to wipers were fake tickets that include coupons and a chance at a prize draw.

15 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Piling problems halt work on Shenzhen-HK highway

Foundation work for the Shenzhen Western Corridor has been suspended amid accusations of negligence in site investigations after the mainland contractor ran into piling problems.

24 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Shenzhen workers attack officials

Hundreds of construction workers in Shenzhen have clashed with government officials sent to demolish their temporary dormitory.

About 500 workers attacked the officials with bricks and clubs on Thursday.

Fourteen of the officials were injured, six seriously enough to be admitted to hospital. One was in a coma yesterday.

15 May 2004 - 12:00am