Peter is an expert in fuels and lubricants additive research and led the technical
teams responsible for the development of Techron®. Peter joined Chevron in 1988
after receiving his master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University
of Michigan. Prior to beginning his career at Chevron, he worked for GM’s Electro-Motive
Division, designing diesel engines for locomotives. Today, his research focuses
on Chevron's global line of gasoline products.
Damon developed a line of fuel additive products that are among the most effective
at solving drivability and engine deposit related problems. He joined Chevron in
1989 after serving as a construction equipment mechanic with the Naval Mobile Construction
Battalion. Damon has degrees in Diesel and Automotive Technology from Wyoming Technical
Institute and holds certifications in Automotive, Master Heavy Duty Truck and Advance
Engine Performance from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
(ASE). Today he is a Chevron project leader working on formulations, engine testing
and product performance verification.
Rich has developed eight breakthrough commercial chemicals, including components
of Techron formulations. A Chevron Chairman's Award recipient, he has been awarded
90 patents and has six journal publications. Rich joined Chevron in 1980 after receiving
his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology. Today
he works at Chevron as a Fuel Additive and Antioxidant Consulting Scientist. Rich
is an advisory board member for The Center for Enabling New Technologies Through
Catalysis, a National Science Foundation Center for Chemical Innovation.