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Chevron Speaks

This is a dedicated page for the Chevron Richmond Refinery to share its news and views on issues important to the company and the Richmond, CA community.

Get to know Matt Johnson, Health And Safety Section Head

Title: Health and Safety Section head Years with Chevron: Eight Education: BS from West Point (U.S. Military Academy), General Engineering Studies, German Studies Tell us about your job? I am responsible for workforce safety and health initiatives within...

Get to know Naomi Woodard, Routine Maintenance Manager

Title: Routine Maintenance Manager Education: BS in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College Years with Chevron: 13 Tell us about your job? I am part of the Routine Maintenance group here at the Refinery. We perform maintenance on all...

Get to know Jessie Stewart, Executive Director of the Richmond Promise Program

Title: Executive Director, Richmond Promise Program Education: BA in History, Political Science, Education from the University of Michigan; Masters in City and Regional Planning from the University of Oregon Tell us about the vision behind the...

Get to know Laurie Mintzer, Environmental Specialist

Title: Environmental Specialist Years with Chevron: Four Education: B.S. Environmental Engineering from Purdue University, Master’s in Chemical Engineering from Notre Dame Tell us about your job? I’m part of an air quality team that ensures the Refinery is following federal,...

Fueling the Bay Area

Refineries, like the one here in Richmond, are important to the Bay Area and State of California. From gasoline, to jet and diesel fuel, and lubricating base oils, the Richmond Refinery produces the products...

Supporting Job Training and Workforce Development

Chevron has deep roots in Richmond. In fact, when the Richmond Refinery opened in 1902, the City of Richmond had not yet been incorporated.  Today we are the largest employer in Richmond providing jobs...

Richmond: The Birthplace of Innovation

While Chevron may be best known for producing the clean transportation fuels that we use on a daily basis, our operations in Richmond are also home to an advanced research and development campus that...

Meet our partners: Jacqulyn Holley-Young, Senior Employment Specialist at Richmond YouthWORKS

Title: Senior Employment Specialist at Richmond YouthWORKS What is the Summer Youth Employment Program? Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is part of YouthWORKS, a program sponsored by the City of Richmond that provides services to at-risk youth. SYEP has...

Making a difference for young people in Richmond

Last month, we were honored to play a role in achieving a major milestone in local education. At an inspiring ceremony held at Richmond Memorial Auditorium, more than 380 students were celebrated as recipients...

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 nonprofit that provides Richmond-area youth ages 8 – 18 with outdoor nature experiences while helping them develop leadership...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...