Tom Kovar


Thomas Kovar has 40 years’ industry experience, including 36 years with Chevron. He has worked in upstream and downstream operations and spent the majority of his time in refining. As Chevron’s General Manager at the Pascagoula, Pembroke, Burnaby and Hawaii refineries, he managed several major turnarounds, projects and improvement initiatives, including process safety and environmental performance. His international experience includes technical service and operational assignments in Argentina, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Canada and the UK.

Tom is a graduate of University of Tulsa, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, State of Alabama. Tom is based in the U.S.