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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 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...

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...

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WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

WCCUSD to maintain SRO funding, staffing levels

Proposals to reduce funding levels for school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools failed to gain traction at Wednesday's Board of...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond development

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday, May 3 for the Heritage House, a 42-unit multifamily affordable housing development that will be built on...
Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

The community is invited to attend a free Water Safety Day this Sunday, April 29 at the Richmond Swim Center, 4300 Cutting Blvd. From noon...