Company Profile - Chevron Bahrain - Q1 2013


SWOT Analysis

Strengths

  • Major presence in lubricants market.

  • Good relationship with state oil industry.

  • Share in downstream gas operations.

Weaknesses

  • No refining or fuels retail presence.

  • No upstream oil and gas exposure.

Opportunities

  • Banagas plant expansion and upgrading.

  • Growth in local lubricants market.

Threats

  • Gas supply will eventually be depleted.

  • Possibility of fresh competition.

Company Overview

Chevron Bahrain now markets Caltex-branded automotive and marine lubricant products, industrial lubricants and speciality motoring products, such as engine coolants, brake fluids and penetrating oils. The company also supplies aviation fuels at the Bahrain International Airport through a local JV. It owns 12.5% of Banagas and markets LPG products in domestic and international markets. The company provides technology and know-how to the BAPCO refinery through a technical service agreement.

Strategy

The relationship with the Bahrain authorities and energy industry is good, and the recent unrest in the state has had little impact on Chevron's Caltex lubes business or its intention to remain a largely passive investor.

Market Position

Chevron Bahrain now markets Caltex-branded automotive and marine lubricant products, industrial lubricants and speciality motoring products, such as engine coolants, brake fluids and penetrating oils.

A unit of Chevron's Caltex subsidiary, the original 'Caltex Bahrain' company was the owner of BAPCO's refinery before selling its stake to the government. The company supports sales of oil products through the provision of technical services.

Chevron Bahrain also supplies aviation fuels at the Bahrain International Airport through a local JV. It owns 12.5% of Banagas and markets LPG products in domestic and international markets. The company provides technology and know-how to the BAPCO refinery through a technical service agreement.

Company Details

  • Chevron Bahrain

  • PO Box 25125

    Awali

    Bahrain

    Tel: + 973 753101

This article is tagged to:
Sector: Oil & Gas
Geography: Bahrain

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