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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 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...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

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. Earlier today, we submitted a follow up report to the Contra Costa County Health Services Department...

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. from University of Mobile and M.A from Troy University in Alabama Lives in….Richmond, Carriage Hills neighborhood   Tell me about...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Survey finds Richmond Refinery safety culture strong

A statement from Chevron U.S.A. Inc.: We at Chevron U.S.A. Inc. share the Chemical Safety Board’s goal of ensuring that the industry learns something whenever there is an incident. We will carefully consider the recommendations...
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: 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 surprised to know that the Richmond Refinery is home to many different species, including hundreds...

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