Chevron Partners with Microsoft to Digitize, Streamline Energy Operations

Chevron has entered into a seven-year partnership with Microsoft as part of its digitization initiative to increase automation and streamline IT operations from the reservoir to the retail pump.

Microsoft's Azure platform will aim to help Chevron IT's workforce enable more advanced technologies and optimize exploration, reservoir management, production operations, midstream logistics, and more.

Chevron's digitization initiative is also an aim to streamline workflows, become more efficient, increase revenue, lower costs, and improve the safety and reliability of its operations.

Microsoft will be Chevron's primary cloud provider, enabling Chevron to leverage Microsoft's capabilities "across areas like high-performance computing and Internet of Things (IoT) to become a truly digital business," said Jason Zander, corporate vice president of Microsoft Azure.