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Chevron Speaks | Jun 21, 2016

Meet our neighbors: Eric Aaholm, YES Nature to Neighborhoods

Title: Executive Director of YES Nature to Neighborhoods What is YES Nature to Neighborhoods? YES Nature to Neighborhoods is a …

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Chevron Speaks | May 24, 2016

Get to know Michael Huff, Operations Assistant

Title: Operations Assistant Years with Chevron: 22 Education: Graduated from Sonoma State University in 1989 with degrees in Biology and Chemistry; Completed …

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Chevron Speaks | Apr 20, 2016

Get to know Suzanne Golisz, Lead Research Chemist

Years with Chevron: 3 Education: B.S. from the University of Rochester; Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech); Post …

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Chevron Speaks | Apr 6, 2016

Telephone Town Hall Recap

As part of the City of Richmond’s approval of the Modernization Project, Chevron is required to implement a Mitigation Monitoring …

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Chevron Speaks | Mar 31, 2016

Investing in the Future of Richmond: Community Giving Report

Chevron is committed to helping Richmond reach its greatest potential by making investments to improve local schools, creating career-building opportunities …

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Chevron Speaks | Mar 24, 2016

Meet one of our partners Willie Hicks, head of Laborers Union, Local 324

Tell us about the Laborers Union, Local 324? We are the local laborers union, specializing in concrete, asphalt, underground piping …

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Chevron Speaks | Mar 1, 2016

Meet one of our partners Gonzalo Rucobo, executive director of Bay Area Peacekeepers, Inc.

Tell us about Bay Area Peacekeepers inc. The Bay Area Peacekeepers inc. (BAP) is a nonprofit that was founded in …

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Chevron Speaks | Feb 12, 2016

What We Do: Refinery 101

From providing high skill jobs that pay competitive wages, to supporting local businesses and non-profit organizations, to paying taxes that …

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Chevron Speaks | Jan 22, 2016

Get to know Megan Bleckinger, a Refinery Shift Leader

EMPLOYEE NAME: Megan Bleckinger JOB AT CHEVRON: Refinery Shift Leader YEARS AT CHEVRON: 8 years EDUCATION: B.S. and MChE. in …

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Chevron Speaks | Dec 11, 2015

Get to know Cort Cooper, a Physical Oceanographer in the Chevron Energy Technology Company

EMPLOYEE NAME: Cort Cooper JOB AT CHEVRON: Physical Oceanographer in the Chevron Energy Technology Company (ETC) YEARS WITH CHEVRON: 26 …

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Chevron Speaks | Oct 28, 2015

Get to Know Nicole Mendoza, Safety Analyst and Chemical Inventory Coordinator

EMPLOYEE NAME: Nicole Mendoza JOB AT CHEVRON: Safety Analyst and Chemical Inventory Coordinator YEARS WITH CHEVRON: 6 years Tell us …

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Chevron Speaks | Oct 20, 2015

The Power of “Stop Work Authority”

By Kory Judd, Richmond Refinery General Manager, From the first moment a new employee or contractor starts work at the …

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Chevron Speaks | Oct 1, 2015

Get to Know Mitra Kashanchi, Hydroprocessing Unit Business Manager

EMPLOYEE NAME: Mitra Kashanchi JOB AT CHEVRON: Hydroprocessing Unit Business Manager YEARS WITH CHEVRON: 24 years with Chevron; 1.5 years …

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Chevron Speaks | Sep 9, 2015

Water Conservation at the Richmond Refinery

Californians are doing their part to decrease water consumption.  And because we understand that there is an urgent need for …

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Chevron Speaks | Sep 1, 2015

Maintaining an Open Dialogue with our Neighbors

What are those puffy clouds that I sometimes see coming from the Refinery?  Tell me about the air quality in …

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Chevron will begin accepting applications for Refinery Maintenance Trainees positions at the Richmond Refinery.

Chevron Speaks | May 6, 2014

Chevron Richmond is hiring for Refinery Maintenance Trainees positions

Beginning Friday, Chevron will begin accepting applications for Refinery Maintenance Trainees positions at the Richmond Refinery. We want to make …

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Chevron Speaks | Nov 19, 2014

Why the election mattered

A statement from Chevron Richmond: For more than 112 years, the Richmond Refinery has been proud to serve as a …

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Chevron Speaks | Mar 24, 2016

Meet one of our partners Willie Hicks, head of Laborers Union, Local 324

Tell us about the Laborers Union, Local 324? We are the local laborers union, specializing in concrete, asphalt, underground piping …

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The 164-acre Breuner Marsh – a coastal area just south of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline that is being restored to wetlands – just got some new residents.

Chevron Speaks | Jan 14, 2015

Chevron Speaks: Preserving and restoring natural ecosystems at Richmond Refinery

This Chevron Speaks item was authored by Pascha McAlister, Environmental Specialist at Chevron Richmond: Many of our neighbors might be …

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Chevron Speaks | Sep 9, 2015

Water Conservation at the Richmond Refinery

Californians are doing their part to decrease water consumption.  And because we understand that there is an urgent need for …

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Chevron Speaks | Oct 28, 2015

Get to Know Nicole Mendoza, Safety Analyst and Chemical Inventory Coordinator

EMPLOYEE NAME: Nicole Mendoza JOB AT CHEVRON: Safety Analyst and Chemical Inventory Coordinator YEARS WITH CHEVRON: 6 years Tell us …

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Chevron Speaks | Jan 23, 2013

Richmond deserves more news coverage

For the first time in more than 30 years, Richmond will have a community-driven daily news source dedicated to shining …

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Chevron Speaks | May 4, 2015

Get to know an Engineer at the Richmond Technology Center

Name: Peter Fuentes-Afflick Job at Chevron: Senior Staff Engineer at the Richmond Technology Center Years with Chevron: 27 Education: University of Michigan, MS in …

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Chevron Speaks | Dec 11, 2015

Get to know Cort Cooper, a Physical Oceanographer in the Chevron Energy Technology Company

EMPLOYEE NAME: Cort Cooper JOB AT CHEVRON: Physical Oceanographer in the Chevron Energy Technology Company (ETC) YEARS WITH CHEVRON: 26 …

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Chevron Speaks | Jun 3, 2015

Get to know an Environmental Field Coordinator from the Richmond Refinery

EMPLOYEE NAME: Gregory Dannel Reed JOB AT CHEVRON: Environmental Field Coordinator, Volunteer Fire Brigade Member at the Chevron Fire Department YEARS …

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