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Chevron Speaks | Aug 23, 2016

Fueling the Bay Area

Refineries, like the one here in Richmond, are important to the Bay Area and State of California. From gasoline, to …

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Chevron Speaks | Aug 18, 2016

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 …

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Chevron Speaks | Jul 26, 2016

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 …

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Chevron Speaks | Jul 19, 2016

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 …

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Chevron Speaks | Jun 28, 2016

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 …

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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 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 | 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 | 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 | Jun 28, 2016

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 …

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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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Jacqulyn Holley-Young

Chevron Speaks | Jul 19, 2016

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 …

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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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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 …

... read more

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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 …

... read more