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An agreement to settle nearly a decade of property tax litigation between Chevron's Richmond refinery and local governments will come before Contra Costa County supervisors Tuesday. County Assessor Gus Kramer said Monday that much of the agreement
Chevron USA pleaded no contest Monday to six misdemeanor counts stemming from a fire at its Richmond refinery last year and will pay $1.28 million in fines. Chevron attorneys accepted terms, including three-and-a-half years probation and more than $
More than 1,000 people marched Saturday through the streets of Richmond to the gates of the Chevron refinery, where at least 100 were arrested as part of a protest against the oil giant and other fossil fuel companies. Chanting "arrest Chevron,"
Chevron has struck a deal with labor unions that marks a major milestone in its quest to modernize its Richmond refinery in a project expected to cost $1 billion and create hundreds of jobs, the company and the employee groups said Friday. The
Chevron Corp. announced Wednesday a change in leadership at its massive Richmond refinery. Nigel Hearne, the general manager since September 2011, is "taking another leadership position" within the corporation and will be replaced by Kory Judd,
The general manager of Chevron's Richmond refinery says his firm wants to earn back the community's trust in the wake of last year's devastating inferno that nearly killed 19 workers, sent 15,000 people seeking medical attention and hospitalized
The vast East Bay refinery had been hobbled since early August following a disastrous fire that knocked out the fuel factory's essential crude distillation unit No...Richmond refinery," said Melissa Ritchie, a Chevron spokeswoman. Chevron has said it
said the refinery could be back online as early as late June if regulatory approvals go well. The August fire sent a plume of black smoke over the East Bay, causing thousands of people to go to hospitals complaining of respiratory or other problems.
Chevron said Wednesday it has edged closer to a restart of its Richmond refinery, hobbled by a disastrous fire last August, finishing the repairs and replacement work on a crucial unit at the fuel factory. "Repairs and rebuilding work on the
A metallurgical laboratory report released Wednesday confirms earlier conclusions that corrosion led to the rupture of a 36-year-old pipe and a subsequent fire at Chevron's refinery on Aug. 6...Hayward, concludes the 8-inch steel carbon steel pipe