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Texaco, Inc. is an American oil company that is owned by Chevron Corporation. It’s the company behind the Havoline motor oil brand and “Texaco with Techron” fuel.

How big it is

Texaco, Inc. has a presence in over 150 countries. It has a dominant presence in the United States, Latin America, and West Africa. In Europe, it operates about 850 Texaco-branded service stations.

History of the brand

Texaco was founded in 1902 in Beaumont, Texas. It was initially known as The Texas Company. The name changed to Texaco when a salesman saw the abbreviation in a telegram.

In 1903, the company used Texaco star for the first time after a 19-year old worker at one of its refineries suggested that the company should embrace the five-star symbol. The green ‘T’ was added later, probably something the Italian picked from the Italian flag. The company changed over time and came up with new brands like Havoline Oil.

Business Directions

Texaco discovers, produces, and explores oil and natural gas in different parts of the world. It also manufactures and markets lubricant and fuel products. Its business divisions handle trading, distribution and transportation. Texaco has also produces alternate energy forms for manufacturing, chemical and power markets.

Key Facts

Texaco was the only company offering gasoline using the same brand name for many years both in the United States and Canada. This made it one of the most truly national brands. It was also part of the Seven Sisters that had a strong presence globally in the petroleum industry.

FAQ

Where can I use my Texaco fuel card?

The Texaco fuel card is accepted at 3,259 Texaco locations. It can also be used at some Esso, Shell, and BP sites.

Can I use my Shell fuel card at Texaco?

You can use your euroShell Multi Fuel Card at more than 4,000 filling stations owned by Texaco, Esso, Gulf, Shell, and Gleaner.

How do I redeem my Texaco Star Rewards?

Swipe your card each time you fill your gas tank to redeem Texaco Star Rewards. If you’re in the UK, you can exchange your points for free Texaco fuel at some Love2shop brands.

Typical Hours of Operation

Mo 8:00 - 21:00
Tu 8:00 - 21:00
We 8:00 - 21:00
Th 8:00 - 21:00
Fr 8:00 - 21:00
Sa 8:00 - 21:00
Su 8:00 - 21:00

Locations: 1456 locations in 45 states and 744 cities.

Categories

  • Gas Stations

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