Chevron Lummus Global Announces Successful Startup of 100% Renewable Base Oil Unit at Novvi LLC

RICHMOND, May 17, 2021 – Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) is pleased to announce the successful startup of a 100% renewable base oil unit in Novvi's Deer Park, Houston facility that employs CLG's patented state-of-the-art ISODEWAXING® catalyst and technology. Chevron, one of the joint venture parents of CLG, is an equity partner in Novvi LLC (Novvi), a California-based company that engages in the development, production, marketing, and distribution of high-performance base oils from renewable sources. 
Chevron's Richmond Technology Center is home to CLG's revolutionary ISODEWAXING technology. A research and development facility that has led the development of various technological advancements to bring cleaner fuels, premium base oils, and now renewable base oils to the market to continue to enable cleaner, more sustainable, and affordable energy across the globe in both fuels and lubricants.
CLG offers the same ISODEWAXING® catalyst and technology worldwide and is a market leader in this technology to produce premium base oils and ultra-pure white oils derived from a wide variety of feedstocks, including the bioderived feedstock being used at Novvi. CLG has a long history of leadership in technology development enabling premium base oils for the lubricants industry since Chevron's invention of ISODEWAXING technology in 1993.
About Chevron Lummus Global
Chevron Lummus Global (CLG), a joint venture between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Lummus Technology, is a leading process technology licensor for refining hydroprocessing technologies and alternative source fuels, as well as a global leader in catalyst system supply. CLG offers the most complete bottom-of-the-barrel solution for upgrading heavy oil residues. Our research and development experts are continuously seeking advancements in technology and catalysts that will improve operating economics for your next project. For more information, visit

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