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Chevron Richmond Refinery Speaks

This is page contains information about the Chevron Richmond Refinery, as well as Chevron Product Company’s views on issues important to the company and the Richmond, CA community.

Meet Gail Thomas and learn about Rubicon Programs

What is Rubicon Programs’ mission? We help people break the cycle of poverty through economic empowerment. Our goal is to get people to the point where they are able to earn a family-sustaining wage. Helping...

Chevron Speaks to Lucia Watson, Operational Excellence Assurance Team Leader

Tell us about your career with Chevron. I have worked at Chevron for 30 years in a variety of roles. I have had several different jobs all based here in Richmond over my career including...

Meet Rev. John Anderson, CEO of the Bay Area Rescue Mission

Tell me about the work of the Bay Area Rescue Mission (BARM)? One of the most important things we do is provide short-term emergency services to people in our...

Operating with excellence

By Patricia Roberts At Chevron, we instill a culture of operational excellence (OE) that places the highest priority on the safety and health of our workforce and on the protection of communities, the environment and...

Reflecting on 2018

By Kory Judd As 2018 has drawn to a close, I want to take a moment to reflect on some thoughts about who we are as a company and a member of the Richmond...

Responding to the Community

By Carlos Perez The Richmond Refinery works around the clock to produce the transportation fuels that we all use on a daily basis. We always strive to prevent any off-site impact from our operations on...

Meet Danny Barbour, Environmental Field Coordinator and Odor Team Lead

Tell us about your role at Chevron? I am an Environmental Field Coordinator in the Health, Environment and Safety group. My role focusses on the regulatory compliance for air, water and waste. I also lead...

Fueling Human Energy – A History of Aviation Innovation

By Karen Forthuber From powering the tractors and other equipment that enable California farmers to feed the hungry, to innovations that enable drivers to get more out of a gallon of gas and keep engines...

Meet Felicia Phillips, Principal of Kennedy High School

Tell us about your job and your background. I am the principal at Kennedy High School. I actually am a graduate of Kennedy High myself, class of 1984. I had a passion for science, so...

Creating a better future for our kids

By Lily Rahnema I am the new Community Engagement Manager for the Richmond Refinery. I’m excited to work in this vibrant community and get to know the people and organizations who make it special. For the last...

Latest Articles

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at The Plunge in support of swim lessons

Olympians ‘Make a Splash’ at Richmond Plunge to support swim lessons

By Kathy Chouteau Olympians Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, and Cullen Jones took the Richmond Plunge on Monday to help coach local youth swimmers and to...
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Local actor to appear in Brad Pitt blockbuster, ‘Bullet Train’

By Kathy Chouteau Hercules resident Alonso Saravia credits a Richmond Standard Facebook post with sparking the launch of his acting career, which has included work...

14 couples to marry at John Muir House as ‘Destination Weddings’ returns

Fourteen couples will get married at the John Muir National Historic Site on Friday in Contra Costa County's first "Destination Weddings" event since before...