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  1. 1. Bangladesh Fact Sheet | April 2013Bangladesh Fact Sheet |© 2013 Chevron Corporation. All rights reserved.Bangladesh Fact SheetHighlights of OperationsChevron is the largest producer of natural gas in Bangladesh, supplying approximately 50 percent of the countrys natural gasconsumption. It has increased production tenfold in the last decade to meet the countrys ever-increasing demand for natural gas.Through Chevrons subsidiaries in Bangladesh, the company produces natural gas and condensate from three fields in thenortheast of the country. Of these, Bibiyana is the largest, constituting 35 percent of the countrys total production. And we areplanning to expand operations at Bibiyana.Chevron Bangladesh has achieved a remarkable record of safety. And across our operations in Bangladesh, we work with ourcommunities, building long-term partnerships that foster economic development and lasting benefits to them.Business PortfolioExploration and ProductionAll the natural gas and condensate Chevron produces in Bangladesh is sold to Petrobangla, the national oil company. ThroughChevron subsidiaries, the company operates three fields—Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar—under production-sharingcontracts signed with Petrobangla. In 2012, net daily production averaged 550 million cubic feet of natural gas and 2,000 barrelsof condensate. Condensate is liquid hydrocarbon produced with natural gas.In April 2012, Chevron launched the Muchai compression project, which supports additional production from the Bibiyana,Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar natural gas fields.Putting Innovation to Work in BibiyanaChevron operates the Bibiyana Field in Block 12. The field is one of the most significant natural gas discoveries in Bangladesh,in both quality and size of the reserve.Chevron decided to move ahead with the Bibiyana expansion project in July 2012. The $500 million expansion project includes agas plant expansion, new development wells and an enhanced liquids recovery unit. It is expected to increase the totalmaximum daily production by more than 300 million cubic feet of natural gas and 4,000 barrels of condensate. First productionfrom the expansion project is expected in 2014.Four development wells were drilled at Bibiyana in 2012, and more development drilling is planned for 2013 and 2014.Producing Natural Gas from JalalabadChevron operates the Jalalabad Field in Block 13, another top-producing gas field in Bangladesh.We plan to complete a three-dimensional seismic survey of the Jalalabad Field in 2013 to assess the potential for additionaldevelopment drilling.Efficiently Delivering Energy from Moulavi BazarChevron produces natural gas from the Moulavi Bazar Field in Block 14.A 3-D seismic survey was conducted at the Moulavi Bazar Field in 2008. This survey supported the drilling of two newdevelopment wells, which were put into production in 2012.
  2. 2. Bangladesh Fact Sheet |© 2013 Chevron Corporation. All rights reserved.In the CommunityIn areas where we operate, Chevron Bangladesh invests in activities and programs that focus primarily on economic development,education and health care. Our social investment initiatives affect the lives of approximately 30,000 people in Bangladesh.We carry out most of these projects in partnership with leading nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Our employees alsoparticipate in community development projects.Improving LivelihoodsMost of Chevrons social investment programs in Bangladesh focus on improving the quality of life and economic opportunitiesfor the communities where we work. These development programs have organized villagers into self-help groups and providedskills training and seed funds that have launched a variety of small and medium-sized enterprises.In 2011 and 2012, Chevron began to support programs that offered families better cooking stoves and solar panels. This projectis reducing energy costs in 1,000 households and 10 schools in seven villages near the Bibiyana and Moulavi Bazar fields.In 2006, Chevron launched economic development programs in about 100 villages in the Bibiyana Field. By 2012, theseprograms were helping about 4,000 families in all three fields.These initiatives are developed in partnership with the Institute of Development Affairs, Prochesta and the Center for NaturalResource Studies.Improving Public HealthWorking with the NGO Service Delivery Project and the U.S. Agency for International Development, we helped start threecommunity clinics near the Bibiyana and Moulavi Bazar fields. These facilities provide about 72,000 individual health careservices per year.Creating Educational OpportunitiesChevron strives to improve the quality and availability of education for students around our operations. Our scholarship drive forhigh-achieving underprivileged students was launched in 2001, and the numbers have steadily increased since then. In 2012,we funded about 1,100 scholarships for students in 30 schools and two tribal communities. We are also helping to fund a five-year program that offers scholarships to students from across Asia and the Middle East who attend the Asian University forWomen. We also support programs to improve childrens learning experiences, including computer learning centers in twoschools near the Bibiyana and Moulavi Bazar fields, an education endowment fund, and funding for school uniforms, sportsequipment and school furniture.Being a Good NeighborChevron employees are active members of the community. In 2012, more than 400 employees donated blood in Chevronsannual drive to mark World Blood Donor Day. Also in 2012, Chevron helped plant more than 13,000 saplings on roadsides andat schools and clinics near Chevrons Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar fields. Each year, our volunteers help Habitat forHumanity International build low-cost, durable homes for people in need.Record of AchievementChevron contributes to the economy of Bangladesh in several ways. We are the largest foreign investor and provideemployment to about 3,000 Bangladeshis. In addition, Chevron was recognized as the highest corporate taxpayer in Bangladeshfor the 2009–2010 fiscal year.
  3. 3. Bangladesh Fact Sheet |© 2013 Chevron Corporation. All rights reserved.Chevron has developed three natural gas fields in Bangladesh. The Jalalabad Field was discovered in 1989 and went intoproduction in 1999. The Moulavi Bazar Field was discovered in 1999 and came on line in 2005. The largest producing field inBangladesh, the Bibiyana Field, was discovered in 1998 and came on line in 2007.Health, Environment and SafetyChevron Bangladesh has maintained a remarkable safety record. As of the end of 2012, our workforce had achieved more than38 million work-hours without a single day away from work due to an injury.Chevron partners with the government of Bangladesh and with Petrobangla to develop the countrys energy resources in a safe,environmentally responsible manner. To protect the environment, Chevron uses the latest technologies and strict inspectionprocedures to ensure safe operations.Contact UsChevron BangladeshNaser Ahmed57 Gulshan AvenueGulshan-1, Dhaka-1212Telephone: +880.2.989.2244+ 880.2.882.8891Fax: +880.2.988.4398Email: naahmed@chevron.comChevron Bangladesh Block 12, Ltd.Chevron Bangladesh Blocks 13 and 14, Ltd.Dhaka OfficeBays Galleria57 Gulshan Avenue (4th Floor)Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212BangladeshTelephone: +880.2.989.2244+ 880.2.882.8891Fax: +880.2. 988.4398Sylhet OfficeLackatoorah, Airport RoadSylhet 3100Telephone: +880. 821.715390Fax: +880. 821.715362Updated: April 2013CAUTIONARY STATEMENT RELEVANT TO FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF “SAFEHARBOR” PROVISIONS OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995
  4. 4. Bangladesh Fact Sheet |© 2013 Chevron Corporation. All rights reserved.Some pages on contain forward-looking statements relating to the operations of Chevron Corporation or itssubsidiaries that are based on managements current expectations, estimates and projections about the petroleum, chemicalsand other energy-related industries. Words such as "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "targets," "projects," "believes,""seeks," "schedules," "estimates," "budgets," "forecasts," "outlook" and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertaintiesand other factors, many of which are beyond the companys control and are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes andresults may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements. The reader should notplace undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this report. Unless legally required,Chevron undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,future events or otherwise.Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are:changing crude oil and natural gas prices; changing refining, marketing and chemical margins; actions of competitors orregulators; timing of exploration expenses; timing of crude oil liftings; the competitiveness of alternate-energy sources or productsubstitutes; technological developments; the results of operations and financial condition of equity affiliates; the inability or failureof the companys joint-venture partners to fund their share of operations and development activities; the potential failure toachieve expected net production from existing and future crude oil and natural gas development projects; potential delays in thedevelopment, construction or start-up of planned projects; the potential disruption or interruption of the companys production ormanufacturing facilities or delivery/transportation networks due to war, accidents, political events, civil unrest, severe weather orcrude oil production quotas that might be imposed by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries; the potential liability forremedial actions or assessments under existing or future environmental regulations and litigation; significant investment orproduct changes required by existing or future environmental statutes, regulations and litigation; the potential liability resultingfrom other pending or future litigation; the companys future acquisition or disposition of assets and gains and losses from assetdispositions or impairments; government-mandated sales, divestitures, recapitalizations, industry-specific taxes, changes infiscal terms or restrictions on scope of company operations; foreign currency movements compared with the U.S. dollar; theeffects of changed accounting rules under generally accepted accounting principles promulgated by rule-setting bodies; and thefactors set forth under the heading "Risk Factors" in Chevrons Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31,2012. In addition, such statements could be affected by general domestic and international economic and political conditions.Unpredictable or unknown factors not discussed in Chevrons Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31,2012 could also have material adverse effects on forward-looking statements.CHEVRON, the CHEVRON HALLMARK, CALTEX, TEXACO, DELO, HAVOLINE, ISOCRACKING, ISODEWAXING,ISOFINISHING, POWER DIESEL, REVTEX, STAR MART, STAR LUBE, TECHRON, TOWN COUNTRY, URSA, and XPRESSLUBE are registered trademarks of Chevron Intellectual Property LLC.