ConocoPhillips refinery

Fire Contained At Rodeo Oil Refinery; Health Advisory Lifted

A fire at the ConocoPhillips oil refinery in Rodeo has been contained and a health advisory by the Contra Costa Hazardous Materials Program has been lifted, an agency spokesman said.


Workers monitor the leak of a crude oil pipeline in Concord, November 8, 2011. (CBS)

Concord Crude Oil Pipeline Repairs Likely To Cause More Odors

Air readings show the leak from the 16-inch pipeline does not pose a significant health threat but is releasing a sulfurous odor. However, when the repair process begins, the odor may intensify.


oil tanker

Bay Area Coast Guard Not Surprised Bin Laden Planned To Target Oil Tankers

Revelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an “extreme economic crisis” came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.


Conoco Oil Refinery, Rodeo (AP)

Small Leak Cleaned Up At Rodeo Refinery

A small oil leak at the ConocoPhillips refinery in Rodeo on Sunday has been cleaned up and no off-site impact was reported, refinery spokesman Mark Hughes said Monday.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

Conoco Oil Refinery, Rodeo (AP)

Fire Crews Respond To Leak At Conoco Phillips Refinery In Rodeo

Firefighters are responding to a leak at an oil refinery in Rodeo Sunday afternoon, a dispatcher said.

CBS San Francisco–01/30/2011

Conoco Oil Refinery, Rodeo (AP)

ConocoPhillips Rodeo Refinery Still Rebounding From Incident

Officials at the ConocoPhillips refinery in Rodeo are still working to bring the refinery back to normal operations Monday after an equipment failure on Friday.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010