Friday, July 30, 2021

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.

Chevron is promoting diversity and inclusion

By Christine Haswell Chevron is a proud proponent of creating a diverse and inclusive workforce that values and respects the unique talents, experiences and ideas of everyone.  Diversity and inclusion are not just words, they are...

Chevron Speaks to Don Lorz, Metals Craft Trainer at the Richmond Refinery

Tell us about your career at Chevron. I started as an apprentice at Chevron in 1985, following in my dad’s footsteps who was a pipefitter at the plant. As an apprentice, I learned on the...

Chevron Speaks to Derrick Kualapai of Local 342, Plumbers and Steamfitters

What is your title? Business Manager and Financial Secretary for the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local 342. What does the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local 342, do? We are one of thirty building...

Chevron Speaks to Dr. Henry Clark, an Environmental Activist

Tell us about your work in North Richmond. I was born and raised in North Richmond and I have been involved with the community every day since. My life’s work centers on improving the quality...

Chevron Speaks to Axel Abellard, of Argos Scientific

Tell us about the air monitoring program. The Richmond Community Air Monitoring Program began in 2013. The system tracks 23 different compounds in the air. The community air monitoring stations in North Richmond, Point Richmond...

Chevron Speaks to Mayor Tom Butt about the Richmond Promise

What is the Richmond Promise? Launched in January 2016, the Richmond Promise is a community-wide college scholarship fund and college success initiative to build a college-graduating culture in Richmond. The Richmond Promise, now an independent...

Chevron Speaks to La Tanya Hawkins, Program Executive of the Construction Resource Center

What is the Construction Resource Center? The Construction Resource Center (CRC) is a place where residents can gain the skills necessary to build a successful career or business in construction-related fields. We provide a range...

Meet La Tanya Hawkins, Program Executive at the Construction Resource Center

What is the Construction Resource Center? The Construction Resource Center (CRC) is a place where residents can gain the skills necessary to build a successful career or business in construction-related fields. We provide a range...

Meet Matthew Payne – Business Manager for Oils Planning at the Richmond Refinery

Matthew Payne Refinery Business Manager of Oils Processing Years: 20 with Chevron: Pascagoula (15), Salt Lake City (2), Richmond (3) Education: BA in Chemical Engineering from UA South Alabama Tell me about your job. I ensure the Refinery can...

Meet Terri Waller, Employer Partnership Coordinator with WCCUSD

What is the Career Pathways Program? The Career Pathways program prepares students attending schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) for careers in the following sectors: Engineering, Law, Health, Performing Arts, IT,...

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