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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.

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...

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 studies in Energy Resource Management at UC Davis in 2011 Tell us about your job at the...

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 Doctorate at Brookhaven National Laboratory What is your job at Chevron? I am responsible for product quality...

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 and Reporting Program (MMRP). The MMRP is designed to ensure that mitigation measures and...

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 and jobs for residents and supporting organizations that are working to improve the quality...

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 2005 to help promote peace and nonviolence in the community. In the mid-2000s, there was...

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 Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, B.S. in Chemistry from Carlow University Tell us about your job at...

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 and traffic control. I have been president for 20 years, and since I first started...

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 fund essential public services, Chevron has been an important part of the Richmond community...

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 EDUCATION: Bachelor's and Master's degrees from MIT; PhD in civil engineering from the University of Maine Tell us...

Latest Articles

Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond’s weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond's annual Back to School Carnival -- a full weekend of amusement rides, carnival games, fair food and a school supplies giveaway -- will...
Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take their children or a child to their first day of school. And employers are being asked...

San Pablo council approves $647,000 for city schools

Students attending a half-dozen San Pablo schools and Richmond High will benefit from a $647,000 infusion to local nonprofits. This week, the San Pablo City...