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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 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...

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 about your job at Chevron. As a Safety Analyst, I compile our safety metrics for reporting, and I...

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...

Latest Articles

Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...