operational excellence

Operational Excellence (OE) puts into action our Chevron Way value of protecting people and the environment and helps us achieve Chevron’s vision to be the global energy company most admired for its people, partnership and performance.

Operational Excellence systematically manages workforce safety and health, process safety, reliability and integrity, environment, efficiency, security, and stakeholders in order to meet our OE objectives.

our OE objectives set the priorities:


eliminate fatalities, serious injuries and illnesses

eliminate high-consequence process safety incidents and operate with industry-leading reliability

assess and manage significant environmental risks

use energy and resources efficiently

prevent high-consequence security and cybersecurity incidents

address OE business risks through stakeholder engagement and issues management

Operational Excellence

Workers on a storage tank walkway overlooking Tengiz Field facility in western Kazakhstan.

OEMS leader/practitioner overview

operational excellence management system (OEMS)

Operational Excellence Management System