Marathon Martinez Refinery 'Indefinitely Idled' Due to Pandemic-Driven Drop in Auto TravelMarathon Petroleum will "indefinitely idle" its Martinez refinery and convert the site to a terminal facility, the company announced Friday, blaming plummeting demand for gasoline amid coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
Shell Oil To Pay $208K For Infractions Related To Martinez RefineryShell Oil has to pay a $208,000 penalty for a dozen infractions, related mostly to emissions at the company’s Martinez refinery, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials said Tuesday.
Acid Leak Forces Medical Airlift Of 2 Martinez Refinery WorkersTwo workers at the Tesoro Refinery in Martinez were airlifted to the hospital early Wednesday morning after an industrial accident.
Health Advisory Ends After Flaring At Martinez Shell RefineryA health advisory issued because of flaring at the Shell refinery in Martinez Tuesday afternoon has been canceled. A problem occurred at the refinery at about 12:40 p.m., said Randy Sawyer, the agency’s chief environmental health and hazardous materials officer.