press release

Update: Fire Extinguished at Richmond Refinery

RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 15, 2007 -- Chevron issued the following statement:

  • Chevron Richmond Refinery officials report that a fire at its crude unit was extinguished at 2:10 p.m. PST. Chevron firefighters will continue to monitor the area overnight.
  • Chevron sampled the air throughout the community during the incident, and initial indications are that there was no adverse air quality impacts associated with the fire.
  • The cause of the incident is under investigation.

Updated: January 2007