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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2017 Delo® TRC Champion to be Featured on Jay Leno’s Garage

2017 Delo® TRC Champion to be Featured on Jay Leno’s Garage

by on August 14, 2018 0 Comments

When most people think of Jay Leno, what may first come to mind is his comic career and tenure as the Tonight Show host for more than two decades.

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Drake Davis: Then & Now

Drake Davis: Then & Now

by on August 3, 2018 0 Comments

Drake Davis of Southmont FFA competed in the Delo TRC all four of his high school years. And while he never quite captured the Grand Champion title, he did earn Reserve Champion in 2016, earned Third Place in 2015, and was finalist in the competition all four years.  Drake has earned much more than that […]

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Then and Now: Riley Hanson, 2013 Delo® TRC Grand Champion

Then and Now: Riley Hanson, 2013 Delo® TRC Grand Champion

by on June 21, 2018 0 Comments

In 2010, Riley Hanson had never heard of the Delo Tractor Restoration Competition. At the time, he was a freshman at Melrose-Mindoro High School in Wisconsin and working on a tractor (1949 WD Allis Chalmers) that he paid for by mowing a neighbor’s yard.

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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 2 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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