Dan Holdmeyer

With over 35 years in the oil and gas industry, Dan Holdmeyer has worked for Chevron the past 14 years, serving in a variety of capacities with the company in addition to his current post as Industrial and Coolants Brand Manager where he works as a lubrication engineer that supports Chevron Delo and other related lubricants brands. He plays an integral role in supporting and managing a variety of programs related to off-highway and on-highway lubrication needs. Dan also works as Chevron’s Training Specialist for their Global Lubricants division since joining the company. Prior to joining Chevron, Dan worked as a Field Engineer at Mobil Oil Corporation for 20 years (1979-99) after graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.

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Delo® Tractor Restoration Competition Grooms Future Ag Leaders

Delo® Tractor Restoration Competition Grooms Future Ag Leaders

by on April 26, 2018 0 Comments

The 2018 Delo® Tractor Restoration Competition is officially open and high school students around the country are revving up their tractor restorations to compete for the Delo TRC Grand Champion title.

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Chevron Experts Leading Lubrication Workshops at Reliable Plant 2018

Chevron Experts Leading Lubrication Workshops at Reliable Plant 2018

by on March 15, 2018 0 Comments

The Reliable Plant Conference and Exhibition is the number-one forum for manufacturing plant operators looking for state-of-the-art ideas and strategies to optimize efficiency, reduce overhead and improve worker safety.

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Emulsify or Demulsify? For hydraulic oils, that is the question

Emulsify or Demulsify? For hydraulic oils, that is the question

by on March 8, 2018 1 Comment

Customers in construction, agriculture and even marine industries often ask if they should be using emulsifying or demulsifying lubricants in their hydraulic systems. The answer, as with many lubrication matters, is: it depends – on your application, your operating environment, and your OEM recommendations.

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Do you need synthetics everywhere?

Do you need synthetics everywhere?

by on February 22, 2018 0 Comments

Lately we’ve been getting questions about the use of synthetic lubricants in industrial and off-highway applications, including heavy duty engines, transmissions and gears. There’s no question that synthetics offer a number of benefits, notably longer drain intervals and support for improved fuel efficiency.

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Interpreting Oil Analysis: What does it tell you?

Interpreting Oil Analysis: What does it tell you?

by on January 11, 2018 0 Comments

We’ve written quite extensively on the benefits of oil analysis and the proper methods of sampling oil for testing. Many of our customers know from experience that a routine laboratory analysis of in-service oil can help predict and prevent equipment failure or maintenance issues caused by oil contaminants.

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Delo TRC Crowns 2017 Grand Champion

Delo TRC Crowns 2017 Grand Champion

by on November 28, 2017 1 Comment

Corey Verstraeten of Southwest High School FFA in San Antonio Texas brought home the Delo® TRC Grand Champion title and $10,000 for his restoration of a 1972 Oliver 1755 Tractor.

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Product Consolidation: Opportunities and Risks

Product Consolidation: Opportunities and Risks

by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments

There’s little question that heavy equipment maintenance managers would prefer to minimize the different types of lubricants they have to keep in inventory to meet their many applications.

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Mixed Fleet Maintenance: Playing it Safe Could Cost You

Mixed Fleet Maintenance: Playing it Safe Could Cost You

by on October 20, 2017 0 Comments

In conversations with construction equipment maintenance managers, it’s clear that mixed fleets have become the norm. Most cite internal cost pressures and variability in equipment quality among manufacturers as the main reasons they are no longer loyal to a single manufacturer.

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Lessons Learned Resonate Long After the Tractor Restoration Competition

Lessons Learned Resonate Long After the Tractor Restoration Competition

by on October 11, 2017 0 Comments

This year’s Delo Tractor Restoration Competition is coming to a close. Right now, the finalists are busily preparing their presentations. The judges will have their work cut out for them.

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Think a grease is a grease is a grease? Think again

Think a grease is a grease is a grease? Think again

by on September 20, 2017 2 Comments

There is more to greases than meets the eye. And there is no such thing as a single “all-purpose” grease.

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