Boston Strategies International announced that Chevron, Shell and Baker Hughes have won BSI’s 2010 Oil and Gas Supply Chain Excellence Awards.

Chevron Corp. (USA) won for extending its internal Lean Six Sigma techniques to its suppliers. Lean Six Sigma, which officially started as a grass roots initiative in 2000, achieved a validated financial benefit of $250 million in 2008, $400 million in 2009 and is projected to exceed $500 million in 2010.

The selection was made after BSI screened more than 300 candidate operations and supply chain management improvements among National Oil Companies (NOCs), International Oil Companies (IOCs), Equipment Providers and Service Providers.

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