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.

Get to know Laurie Mintzer, Environmental Specialist

Title: Environmental Specialist Years with Chevron: Four Education: B.S. Environmental Engineering from Purdue University, Master’s in Chemical Engineering from Notre Dame Tell us about your job? I’m part of an air quality team that ensures the Refinery is following federal,...

Fueling the Bay Area

Refineries, like the one here in Richmond, are important to the Bay Area and State of California. From gasoline, to jet and diesel fuel, and lubricating base oils, the Richmond Refinery produces the products...

Supporting Job Training and Workforce Development

Chevron has deep roots in Richmond. In fact, when the Richmond Refinery opened in 1902, the City of Richmond had not yet been incorporated.  Today we are the largest employer in Richmond providing jobs...

Richmond: The Birthplace of Innovation

While Chevron may be best known for producing the clean transportation fuels that we use on a daily basis, our operations in Richmond are also home to an advanced research and development campus that...

Meet our partners: Jacqulyn Holley-Young, Senior Employment Specialist at Richmond YouthWORKS

Title: Senior Employment Specialist at Richmond YouthWORKS What is the Summer Youth Employment Program? Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is part of YouthWORKS, a program sponsored by the City of Richmond that provides services to at-risk youth. SYEP has...

Making a difference for young people in Richmond

Last month, we were honored to play a role in achieving a major milestone in local education. At an inspiring ceremony held at Richmond Memorial Auditorium, more than 380 students were celebrated as recipients...

Meet our neighbors: Eric Aaholm, YES Nature to Neighborhoods

Title: Executive Director of YES Nature to Neighborhoods What is YES Nature to Neighborhoods? YES Nature to Neighborhoods is a nonprofit that provides Richmond-area youth ages 8 – 18 with outdoor nature experiences while helping them develop leadership...

Get to know Michael Huff, Operations Assistant

Title: Operations Assistant Years with Chevron: 22 Education: Graduated from Sonoma State University in 1989 with degrees in Biology and Chemistry; Completed studies in Energy Resource Management at UC Davis in 2011 Tell us about your job at the...

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...

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