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.
Fire At Tesoro Refinery In Concord Contained To 25 AcresA 25-acre vegetation fire has been contained Friday afternoon at the Tesoro Refinery near Concord, Contra Costa County fire officials reported.
Tesoro Refinery To Pay Air District Nearly $1M Over 51 Violation NoticesTesoro Refining reached a $915,700 civil settlement with the BAAQMD over alleged violations at its Martinez refinery in 2013 and 2014.
Failure Of Steam Unit At Tesoro Refinery Caused Flaring, SmokeLarge flares and black smoke coming from the Tesoro Refinery in Martinez has prompted a Level 2 health advisory.
Play Ball! Youth Baseball Players Allowed On Tesoro Refinery Fields As Strike Enters 6th WeekYouth baseball players who were locked out of their normal playing fields at the Tesoro oil refinery in Martinez will be able to begin using the fields on Saturday, the league president said Friday.
Federal Investigators Denied Access By Tesoro Refinery After Chemical Release Burns WorkersFederal investigators looking into last Wednesday’s industrial accident at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez, where two workers were sprayed in the face with sulfuric acid, have been denied access on their attempted return visits.
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.
Power Outage Causes Flaring At Tesoro Refinery; Black Smoke Reported A power outage caused flaring early Friday afternoon at the Tesoro Refinery in Contra Costa County. No shelter in place was ordered, but there are concerns over the black, smoke emissions for those with respiratory problems.
Acid Spill At Tesoro Refinery Near Martinez ContainedOfficials at Tesoro's Golden Eagle refinery near Martinez are reporting that about 84 gallons of sulfuric acid leaked Friday from a tank into a concrete basin on the plant's property.
Tesoro Restarting Martinez Refinery, Investigating OutageTesoro Corp. was in the process of restarting its Martinez refinery Thursday after a power outage sent plumes of black smoke into the air, leading to a shelter-in-place order.
Martinez Refinery Mishap Spews Black Smoke Into AirHealth officials in Contra Costa County issued a shelter-in-place warning for a couple hours Wednesday for residents in Avon, Clyde and North Concord after Tesoro's Golden Eagle refinery in nearby Martinez spewed black smoke into the sky.