media statement Chevron donates $1 million to Kimberley flood relief and recovery
PERTH, Western Australia, 10 January 2023 – Chevron Australia will donate A$1 million to emergency flood relief and recovery efforts in Western Australia’s Kimberley region following severe flooding caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie.
Chevron Australia will also match employee donations dollar-for-dollar with all money raised supporting communities in the region who have experienced destruction and significant property damage.
Chevron Australia acting managing director Kory Judd said, “Chevron Australia is committed to supporting Australian communities, particularly in times of need”.
“We have all seen the devastation that has occurred in the Kimberley from the flooding, and our thoughts are with the community members who have been impacted, especially the regional, remote and indigenous communities who have been severely affected or become isolated.
“On behalf of the company and our workforce, I would also like to send my gratitude to the community members and emergency workers who have courageously battled treacherous conditions to protect lives and property.
“We hope our contribution can aid in the provision of immediate emergency relief as well as support what is expected to be a significant recovery for the region as communities seek to rebuild and reconnect with country.”
Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and through its Australian subsidiaries, has been present in Australia for more than 70 years. With the ingenuity and commitment of thousands of workers, Chevron Australia operates the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas facilities; manages its equal one-sixth interest in the North West Shelf Venture; operates Australia’s largest onshore oilfield on Barrow Island; is a significant investor in exploration; and via Puma Energy delivers quality fuel products and services across Australia, operating or supplying a network of more than 360 retail locations and an extensive 24-hour hour diesel stop network, as well as 14 depots and three seaboard terminals.