Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 30, 2012



Chevron Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-00368   94-0890210

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

6001 Bollinger Canyon Road,

San Ramon, CA

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (925) 842-1000


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a) Chevron Corporation’s 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on May 30, 2012.

(b) Stockholders voted on the matters, with the final voting results, set forth below.


1. The nominees for election to the Board of Directors were elected, each for a one-year term, based upon the following votes.


Nominee    Votes For      Votes Against      Abstentions      Broker

L.F. Deily

     1,384,441,397         13,523,518         7,152,237         280,917,875   

R.E. Denham

     1,252,724,717         144,518,894         7,873,541         280,917,875   

C. Hagel

     1,385,311,245         13,034,033         6,771,874         280,917,875   

E. Hernandez

     1,371,358,877         26,480,365         7,277,910         280,917,875   

G.L. Kirkland

     1,388,517,255         10,563,057         6,036,840         280,917,875   

C.W. Moorman

     1,386,778,861         10,897,046         7,441,245         280,917,875   

K.W. Sharer

     1,363,528,775         34,233,860         7,354,517         280,917,875   

J.G. Stumpf

     1,360,087,450         37,927,865         7,101,837         280,917,875   

R.D. Sugar

     1,379,962,859         18,112,858         7,041,435         280,917,875   

C. Ware

     1,377,998,182         20,051,000         7,067,970         280,917,875   

J.S. Watson

     1,352,725,728         45,872,681         6,518,743         280,917,875   


2. The Board of Directors’ proposal to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Chevron’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2012 was approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      1,662,887,124         99.0  
Votes against      16,135,443         1.0  
Abstentions      7,012,460        
Broker non-votes     
Brokers were permitted to cast stockholder non-votes (i.e.
uninstructed shares) at their discretion on this proposal item
and such non-votes are reflected in the votes for or against or


3. The Board of Directors’ proposal for stockholders to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of Chevron’s named executive officers was approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      1,319,579,223         94.8
Votes against      71,677,540         5.2
Abstentions      13,860,389      
Broker non-votes      280,917,875      


4. The stockholder proposal regarding exclusive forum provisions was not approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      543,627,750         38.7
Votes against      830,510,942         61.3
Abstentions      30,978,460      
Broker non-votes      280,917,875      


5. The stockholder proposal regarding policy to designate an independent chairman was not approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      532,977,637         38.2
Votes against      862,899,506         61.8
Abstentions      9,240,009      
Broker non-votes      280,917,875      

6. The stockholder proposal regarding lobbying disclosure was not approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      307,493,783         23.3
Votes against      1,013,416,088         76.7
Abstentions      84,207,281      
Broker non-votes      280,917,875      


7. The stockholder proposal regarding guidelines for country selection was not approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      295,596,994         22.8
Votes against      999,176,675         77.2
Abstentions      110,343,483      
Broker non-votes      280,917,875      


8. The stockholder proposal regarding hydraulic fracturing was not approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      362,708,549         27.9
Votes against      936,955,762         72.1
Abstentions      105,452,841      
Broker non-votes      280,917,875      


9. The stockholder proposal regarding a report on accident risk oversight was not approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      112,349,306         8.7
Votes against      1,173,099,309         91.3
Abstentions      119,668,537      
Broker non-votes      280,917,875      


10. The stockholder proposal regarding special meetings was not approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      429,027,878         30.8
Votes against      965,039,760         69.2
Abstentions      11,049,514      
Broker non-votes      280,917,875      


11. The stockholder proposal regarding appointment of independent director with environmental expertise was not approved based on the following votes:


Votes for      298,006,987         21.5
Votes against      1,088,886,009         78.5
Abstentions      18,224,156      
Broker non-votes      280,917,875      


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: June 4, 2012     By  


      Christopher A. Butner,
      Assistant Secretary and Managing Counsel, Securities/Corporate Governance