Clay Neff

Chevron Middle East, Africa, South America Exploration and Production Company


Robert C. (Clay) Neff Jr. is president of Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company, a position he has held since January 2017. He is responsible for Chevron’s oil and gas exploration and production activities in both regions. Since joining Chevron in 1985, key roles have included managing director of Chevron’s Nigeria/Mid-Africa business unit; Production Operations manager and Asset Development general manager for the Southern Africa strategic business unit; Operations general manager for the Gulf of Mexico business unit; general manager, Asset Development for the San Joaquin Valley business unit; and manager of Chevron’s North American Midstream business. He holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Louisiana State University. He serves on the boards of the Houston Zoo, the Council of the Americas and the Corporate Council on Africa, among others. He is a member of the University of Houston Energy Advisory Board and the Louisiana State University, College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council.

Sessions With Clay Neff

Wednesday, 9 March

  • 07:30am - 08:35am (CST) / 09/mar/2022 01:30 pm - 09/mar/2022 02:35 pm

    Role of Gas in Decarbonization

    Panel Gas & LNG
    As more countries and companies around the world make commitments to a net-zero future, focus is intensifying on the role of natural gas. Gas can play a critical role in achieving early emissions reductions by displacing coal and oil, but where will it fit into a world of long-term, deeper cuts in carbon? What steps can the gas industry take to reduce emissions along the chain and help end-user markets achieve their targets?