Chevron Technology Ventures President Barbara Burger to Retire

Barbara J. Burger will retire from Chevron after 34 years of distinguished service with the company that includes playing a significant part in driving innovation, technology and new business solutions within Chevron.

Hart Energy Staff

Chevron Corp. said Dec. 15 that Barbara J. Burger, vice president of innovation and president of Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), will retire and named Jim Gable, currently vice president of downstream technology and services, as her successor, effective Feb. 1.

CTV is the oil major’s capital venture arm, which has a 22-year history of investing in startups across a wide cross-section of energy innovation. Under Burger’s leadership, CTV has made important strides in its strategy to identify and integrate externally developed technologies and new business solutions with the potential to enhance the way Chevron produces and delivers energy now and into the future, according to Eimear Bonner, vice president and CTO at Chevron.

“Barbara is a respected leader in our industry and beyond,” Bonner commented in a company release.

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