Tag Archives: Richmond Refinery

Chevron's Richmond refinery. (Photo by Rachel Waldholz)

Chevron asks for new tax appeal judges

Chevron is worried that James Giacoma, Art Walenta and Clark Wallace might be holding a grudge. That’s one argument the oil company made in legal documents  filed in January asking that the three be removed...

Chevron’s damaged Crude Unit 4 to remain shut through the winter as gas prices soar

The stoppage of operations at Chevron’s damaged Crude Distillation Unit, which supplied units at the Richmond refinery responsible for 38 percent of the Bay Area’s total refining capacity, has been partially blamed for soaring gas...
Chemical Safety Board investigators inspect the damages caused by the August 6 fire at the Chevron refinery located in Richmond. (Photo courtesy: U.S. Chemical Safety Board)

Chevron failed to check pipes despite internal policies

Chevron failed to check pipes despite internal policies. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has found that sections of pipe that were measured following the August 6 fire at Chevron’s Richmond refinery had thinned in thickness...