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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 Speaks | Aug 25, 2015

Get to Know a ROP Program Graduate and a Refinery Operator

EMPLOYEE NAME: Graylin Brice JOB AT CHEVRON: Refinery Operator YEARS WITH CHEVRON: 1.5 EDUCATION: Chabot Community College in Hayward and graduate …

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Chevron Speaks | Jul 8, 2015

Get to Know the Construction Manager for the Refinery Modernization Project

EMPLOYEE NAME: Per Lorentzen JOB AT CHEVRON: Construction Manager for the Chevron Richmond Refinery YEARS WITH CHEVRON: 9 EDUCATION: A bachelor’s …

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Chevron Speaks | Jun 24, 2015

Get to Know an Oronite Development Program Engineer

EMPLOYEE NAME: Tongji Li JOB AT CHEVRON: Oronite Development Program Engineer YEARS WITH CHEVRON:  1 EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at …

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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 | May 27, 2015

Chevron Speaks: Our Commitment to Protecting the Environment

Operating safely and responsibly is the most important thing we do at the Chevron Richmond Refinery. Nothing is more important …

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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 | Apr 24, 2015

Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

We wanted to provide an update regarding the flaring that occurred this past Tuesday, April 21 at the Richmond Refinery. …

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Chevron Speaks | Apr 15, 2015

Get to know Chevron Richmond Refinery’s new Public Affairs Manager

Name: Patricia (Patty) Canessa Job at Chevron…. Public Affair Manager for Chevron Richmond Refinery. Years with Chevron:  10 Education: B.A. …

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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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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 | 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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Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

Chevron Speaks | Apr 28, 2014

Major inaccuracies in KPIX 5 story on Chevron Richmond modernization project

This Chevron Speaks submission was written by officials with Chevron Richmond and published in the Richmond Standard by editor Mike …

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Chevron Speaks | Jun 24, 2015

Get to Know an Oronite Development Program Engineer

EMPLOYEE NAME: Tongji Li JOB AT CHEVRON: Oronite Development Program Engineer YEARS WITH CHEVRON:  1 EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at …

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