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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.

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 Richmond Refinery – and every single day after – Chevron stresses safety. Our workers not...

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 at the Richmond Refinery Tell us about your job at Chevron. As the Refinery Business Manager for the...

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 sustainable management of California’s water resources, here at the Chevron Richmond refinery we are...

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 Richmond? How can I get a job as a Refinery operator? These are some of...

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 of the Regional Occupational Program (ROP) Tell us about your job at Chevron. I’m an operator in the Hydrotreating...

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 degree in Mechanical Engineering from Denmark and a master’s in Business Administration from Scotland. Tell us about your...

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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology LIVES IN: Hercules Tell us about your job at Chevron: I work at Chevron...

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 WITH CHEVRON: 9 EDUCATION: BA in rhetoric and media studies at Willamette College in Salem, Oregon Tell us about...

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 to us than protecting our people, local citizens and the environment. To control emissions...

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 Mechanical Engineering Born in: Kingston, Jamaica What do you like best about your job? My favorite part of my job is...

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