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Delo® Grease ESI named to Equipment Today Contractors' Top 50 New Products of 2012

<p class='bwalignc'> Grease Delivers Optimum Equipment Protection and ROI with Service Intervals of 30,000 Miles and Beyond </p>

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Delo® Grease ESI named to Equipment Today Contractors' Top 50 New Products of 201214:00 EDT Thursday, October 18, 2012 SAN RAMON, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Chevron Products Company, a Chevron U.S.A. Inc. division, maker of the Delo® brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, announced today its Delo® Grease ESIwas selected by Equipment Today, as one of the “game-changing new construction products of 2012”. The product was chosen by the nationally recognized equipment magazine, serving commercial construction contractors, as an award winner for the 2012 Contractors' Top 50 New Products. The award is given based on inquiries, page views and online voting by readers of Equipment Today, which reaches 77,000 construction equipment owners and end users. Additional information on award recipients can be found in the September issue of Equipment Today and in a special online section of ForConstructionPros.com. “Contractors will find the Contractors' Top 50 New Products invaluable as they consider purchases necessitated by the obsolescence or aging of existing equipment,” asserted Becky Schultz, Equipment Today editor. “To compete for bids in today's market, contractors need the types of performance and profit‐enhancing features these unique and innovative new products can offer.” As one of only 50 products selected out of the hundreds of new products featured annually in the pages of Equipment Today, Delo Grease ESI clearly proved it is capable of living up to this standard. About Delo® Grease ESI Delo Grease ESIis engineered to reduce friction and wear and is designed for a wide variety of on-road and off-road equipment applications. With the ability to extend service intervals up to and beyond 30,000 miles*, the grease delivers optimum protection while minimizing downtime. The product is ideal for Class 6-8 trucks, protecting equipment in a diverse range of applications, including wheel bearing, chassis, steering drag links, kingpins, shackle pins, transmission cross shaft spring pins, brake cam shafts, and fifth wheel faceplates and pivots operating under high and low temperature conditions. Delo Grease ESI is formulated with highly refined base stocks, a lithium complex thickener, rust and oxidation inhibitors and extreme pressure and tackiness additives. The grease works well in automatic centralized greasing systems and in wheel bearings operating near the high temperatures of disc brakes. Based on industry standard testing, Delo Grease ESI outperformed leading competitive products for Bearing Water Washout (ASTM D1264), Load Wear Index (ASTM D2596), Low Temperature Torque (ASTM D4693) and Automotive Wheel Bearing Life (ASTM D3527). Availability Delo Grease ESI is available across North American. Please contact Chevron or your local lubricant marketer for more information on availability and package styles. Follow the Delo Brand The Delo brand can be followed on various social media channels, including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Flickr. Extended Service Protection - Chevron's Delo Product Family: Chevron's Delo product family includes engine oils, premium lubricants and extended life coolants that provide premium performance and bottom-line value for diesel powered vehicles that may demand extended service protection and drain capabilities. The exceptional performance of Delo lubricants is a result of Chevron's proprietary ISOSYN™ Technology which combines premium base oils, high performance additives and Chevron formulating expertise to provide superb diesel engine parts protection – all at an outstanding value. ISOSYN Technology helps customers by providing extended service protection, maximizing engine durability, and minimizing operating costs. All Delo products are covered under the Delo Warranty Plus program, which provides bumper-to-bumper protection against lubricant and coolant related failures as described in the Delo Warranty. Delo products includes Delo® heavy duty motor oils, Delo® Extended Life Coolant, Delo® Extended Life Coolant/Antifreeze - Nitrite Free, Delo® Greases EP, Delo® Heavy Duty EP, Delo® Grease ESI, Delo® Synthetic Grease SF, Delo® Synthetic Transmission Fluid SAE 50, Delo® Gear Lubricants ESI® and Delo® Synthetic Gear Lubricant. More information on Delo products and the Delo Truck can be found at: www.ChevronDelo.com About Chevron Products Company Chevron Products Company is a division of an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of the Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) headquartered in San Ramon, CA. A full line of lubrication and coolant products are marketed through this organization. Select brands include Havoline®, Delo® and Havoline Xpress Lube®. Chevron U.S.A. Inc. owns patented technology in advanced lubricants products, new generation base oil technology and coolants. For more information go to: www.ChevronLubricants.com * Service intervals of 30,000 or more miles are recommended for customers who maintain equipment in accordance with OEM requirements for their specific geographic area and operating environment. for Chevron Products CompanyChip Dehnert, 415-365-8533chip.dehnert@cohnwolfe.comBrent Tippen, 925-790-3938brent.tippen@chevron.com