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Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Federal Board Calls For Tougher Rules On Refineries In Wake Of Richmond Fire

U.S. chemical safety investigators are calling on California to strengthen its oversight of refineries and chemical facilities after investigating the cause of an intense fire at Chevron Corp.’s Richmond refinery.

04/16/2013

The Richmond Chevron refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

Chevron Report Details Failures That Led To Richmond Refinery Fire

Corrosion that damaged a steel pipe led to a disastrous fire at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August, oil company officials confirmed in a report released Friday.

04/12/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Chevron Allowed To Restart Unit Damaged In Richmond Refinery Fire

Operations are set to resume at a unit of Chevron’s Richmond refinery involved in a major fire last August after state regulators on Friday lifted the order that shut it down.

04/05/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Chevron Completes Repairs Following Richmond Refinery Fire

Chevron Corp. said it has completed repairs at an area of its Richmond refinery that was damaged last year in a fire.

04/04/2013

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2012 Chevron Refinery Fire Ignites New Legislative Efforts

Two East Bay lawmakers have introduced bills in Sacramento meant to address issues that they say came up following last year’s Chevron Refinery fire.

02/26/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

State, Federal Regulators Release Report On Chevron Refinery Fire In Richmond

The report concluded that a pipe ruptured due to severe sulfidation corrosion and there was a very low concentration of corrosion-inhibiting silicon in the ruptured pipe.

02/13/2013

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Chevron’s Income Jumps 41 Percent In 4th Quarter

Chevron says net income rose 41 percent in the fourth quarter as the company produced more oil and gas, improved performance of its refinery business and realized a gain from swapping assets in an Australian natural gas field.

02/01/2013

The Richmond Chevron refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

State Fines Chevron $1 Million For Richmond Refinery Fire

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health had fined Chevron nearly $1 million for worker safety violations related to a massive Aug. 6 fire at the company’s Richmond refinery.

01/30/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Chevron Says It Has Paid $10M In Richmond Refinery Claims

Chevron has paid about $10 million to cover medical expenses and other claims in the wake of the fire at its Richmond refinery on Aug. 6 and is updating its equipment and safety procedures to prevent a similar incident, representatives from the oil company said Tuesday.

01/29/2013

Inspectors with the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board on the scene of the August 6, 2012 fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond. (CBS)

Chevron Says It Has Paid $10M After Richmond Refinery Fire

Officials at Chevron Corp. said the company has paid about $10 million and begun what they’re terming “corrective actions” after a fire last summer at its Richmond refinery.

01/28/2013

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