Paul K. Siegele is chief technology officer and president of Chevron Energy Technology Company (ETC), located in Houston, Texas. ETC is responsible for Chevron’s global upstream and downstream technology research and development and technical services to Chevron operating companies worldwide.
Siegele was born in Tokyo, Japan, in April 1959. In 1980, he earned a bachelor of science degree in geology from the California Lutheran University, and in 1990 he received a master of science degree in geology from the California State University at Northridge.
Siegele began his career in 1980 as a petroleum geologist in Texaco’s Los Angeles division. He has held numerous technical and managerial positions, and a variety of exploration assignments in North and South America, the Middle East and Asia. He has served as exploration manager for the North America Exploration and Production Co. in New Orleans, and was named vice president, deepwater exploration/projects in June 2005. Prior to his current position, Siegele was vice president of Strategic Planning, a corporate role for Chevron.
Siegele serves on the board of the Houston Technology Center and the Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee, and is a member of the McCombs School of Business Advisory Council at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. He has previously served on the boards of Inroads Louisiana and the Offshore Energy Center.