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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

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

San Ramon-Based Chevron Expects 4Q Profit To Beat 3Q

Chevron Corp. expects fourth-quarter earnings to be “notably higher” than third-quarter profit. The company said Thursday that its fourth-quarter results will be helped by bigger gains on asset sales and more oil and gas production.

01/10/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Dispute Could Delay Chevron Richmond Refinery Repairs

Chevron’s plan to get its Richmond refinery back to full operating capacity following a massive fire could be slowed by a dispute over the type of piping it wants to use to make repairs.

11/20/2012

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Chevron’s Damaged Crude Oil Unit Undergoes Repairs, But Is It Enough?

The damaged crude oil unit that exploded in flames at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August is now undergoing repairs, but the work is being done under close scrutiny.

11/12/2012

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Chevron Expects Richmond Refinery Back At Full Capacity Early In 2013

Chevron’s Richmond oil refinery should be fully functional again during the first quarter of 2013, once repairs to the crude oil unit devastated by a massive fire in August have been completed, a company spokesman said Friday.

11/02/2012

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

Lower Production, Prices Hurt Chevron 3Q Profit

Chevron says its third-quarter net income fell 33 percent as production declined and it sold oil and gas at lower prices.

11/02/2012

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Richmond Refinery Fire Prompts Changes In Air Monitoring Rules; Higher Fines Sought

Accidental releases from industrial facilities would require more extensive monitoring of emissions in the surrounding community under new rules adopted by air quality officials in response to the Chevron refinery fire this summer.

10/18/2012

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

State Senator Wants Gas Price Probe As Chevron Refinery Closure Lingers

A state senator called for a legislative hearing regarding California’s oil refineries after Chevron announced that a unit at its Richmond refinery will remain closed until next year.

10/10/2012

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