Chevron agrees to alternative plan for Richmond Refinery Modernization


Chevron U.S.A. Inc.’s Richmond Refinery (Chevron Richmond) says it has agreed to “accept the environmentally superior alternative” to its Richmond Refinery Modernization Plan. The announcement comes in advance of this evening’s (July 22, 2014) Richmond City Council meeting where that body will hear public comments on the project and then make a final decision on the project at […]

Community rallies ahead of Richmond planning commission hearings on Chevron refinery modernization plan


A high stakes battle for the attention and understanding of the public and officials is underway in Richmond California as that city’s Planning Commission will meet Wednesday evening July 9 to consider certification of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and condition use permits covering Chevron’s Richmond Refinery Modernization plan approved and fast-tracked by the City […]

Chevron grant to help children stay healthy, workforce training

Chevron grant brings Breathmobile to North Richmond

A Chevron Grant will enable families in North Richmond to now have access to vital health services for children and much-needed home remediation services through a unique economic development project. The Family Sustainability Project is a holistic program that addresses issues of chronic unemployment, economic hardship around housing and access to quality healthcare. The project is […]

Chevron impact on the Richmond economy


Beacon Economics, a San Francisco-based independent research firm, was hired by Chevron Richmond to conduct an economic impact study and measure the Chevron contribution to the local, regional and statewide economy. The results are in, and the Chevron impact on the Richmond economy is clear: overall it has a significant and positive impact in Richmond […]

Richmond Chevron fire regulatory report action

CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD Sunshine Act Meeting TIME AND DATE: January 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. PST PLACE: City Council Chambers, Civic Center Campus, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA 94804 STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will convene a […]

Job openings at Chevron Richmond Refinery; Applications accepted beginning August 19

Chevron (CVX:NYSE) Richmond Refinery will be accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions beginning on Monday, August 19, 2013. ONE WEEK TO APPLY Resumes will be accepted electronically via our website,, beginning Monday August 19, 2013 and must be received no later than Sunday, August 25, 2013. See below for the information needed to apply […]

Chevron updates corrective action plan for Richmond refinery

As part of an ongoing investigation of, the August 6th incident at its Richmond refinery, Chevron (NYSE:CVX), today submitted an update to its 30-Day Report to Contra Costa Health Services. The report provides an update on the status of Chevron’s ongoing internal investigation, which will be completed prior to restart of the refinery’s crude oil […]