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Chevron Richmond

Report: Chevron's Flawed Safety Culture Contributed To Fire

AP | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators say a 2012 fire at a Chevron refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area was the result of shortcomings in ...

Did Firefighters Cause The Massive Chevron Refinery Blaze?

AP | Posted 03.06.2013 | San Francisco

RICHMOND, Calif. — Chevron firefighters responding to a small California refinery leak last summer may have accidentally punctured a main pipeli...

Does Chevron Use Safe Equipment?

The Contra Costa Times | Denis Cuff | Posted 01.20.2013 | San Francisco

The choice of metal for new pipes at the fire-damaged Chevron oil refinery in Richmond could complicate restoration of the plant to full fuel producti...

Let The Lawsuits Begin...

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | San Francisco

LAWSUIT FILED: Nine people have sued Chevron Corp. over a California refinery fire that sent thousands to hospitals with respiratory issues and contri...

From Ecuador to Richmond to Nigeria, Chevron Flouts Safety, Lacks Respect for Communities Where It Operates

Karen Hinton | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green
Karen Hinton

Countries around the world should simply cease doing further business with Chevron until it respects the communities where it operates. By any measure, the Richmond disaster is only the latest illustration of why this company has lost its social license to operate.

PHOTOS: Submit Your Own Images Of The Chevron Blaze

Posted 10.06.2012 | San Francisco

The blaze that ripped through Chevron's oil refinery in Richmond Monday night could be seen for miles across the bay. Photographers from across San...

Fire At Chevron Oil Refinery Contained

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 10.06.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials fearing toxic smoke told residents to remain indoors late Monday as a fire at a Chevron refinery released black plume...

Massive Fire Breaks Out At East Bay Chevron Refinery

AP | TERRY COLLINS and JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.06.2012 | San Francisco

RICHMOND, Calif. — A major fire at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that sent hundreds of people to hospitals with complaints of brea...