Texaco Star(TM) Gear Lubricants Deliver Performance and Value To Heavy Duty Vehicles

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SAN RAMON, CALIF., April 18, 2005 – ChevronTexaco Products Company (ChevronTexaco), a leading provider of heavy-duty engine oils, lubricants and coolants, today introduced Texaco Star(TM) Gear Lubricants 80W-90, 85W-140. Compared to conventional lubricants, the products provide superior protection to gears being used in the harshest environments. The products also offer performance similar to synthetic lubricants at much lower cost. Texaco Star Gear Lubricants are ideally suited to meet the financial and performance needs of all heavy-duty vehicles and equipment used in on-highway and off-highway operation.

“This new addition to the Texaco family offers the value and performance enhancements Texaco customers have come to expect,” said Kurt Schulte, commercial automotive specialist, ChevronTexaco Products Company. “With extended drain intervals, improved protection for gears and fuel economy similar to synthetics, Star Gear addresses the needs of all heavy duty vehicle and equipment operators.”

About Texaco Star Gear Lubricants
Texaco Star Gear Lubricants 80W-90, 85W-140 are premium grade, multipurpose gear lubricants, ideally suited for gear sets exposed to extremely high temperatures and loads. They contain a patented combination of additives that protect against wear, seizure, oxidation, corrosion, rust and foam.

Texaco Star Gear benefits:
– Reduced wear on gears, bearing and seals
– Lower operating temperatures achieved through friction reducing additive chemistry
– Compatible with conventional and synthetic lubricants
– Drain intervals more than double when compared to conventional lubricants
– Potential fuel savings
– Exceptional performance and value when compared with conventional and synthetic
lubricants
– Meet all major OEM requirements

Texaco Star Gear Lubricants are available in SAE 80W-90 and 85W-140 and meet the performance requirements of API Service Categories GL-4, GL-5 and MT-1 as well as SAE J 2360. The products also meet the extended service requirements of Arvin Meritor O-76, Dana SHAES-256, Mack GO-J PLUS and Eaton PS-163.

Availability
Texaco Star Gear Lubricants are now available in North America through Texaco
lubricant marketers.

About ChevronTexaco Products Company
ChevronTexaco Products Company is a division of a wholly owned subsidiary of the ChevronTexaco Corporation (NYSE: CVX).

A full line of lubrication and coolant products are marketed thorough this organization
under the Chevron, Texaco and Caltex brand names. Select brands include Havoline