Chevron Refinery fire-CSB draft report ready for public comments

Jan 22, Washington, D.C.- The US Chemical Safety Board has published a draft investigation report, inviting comments from the public, regarding the August 2012 Chevron’s Richmond, California refinery pipeline rupture and resultant vapor cloud fire. Incident Summary: On August 6, 2012, the Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Refinery in Richmond, California (“the Chevron Richmond Refinery”) experienced a […]

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Chevron El Segundo refinery pipeline corrosion-CSB releases technical report in cooperation with CAL OSHA

April 18, 2013 Washington DC-It seems that the pipeline corrosion that likely was the cause of Chevron’s Richmond refinery fire last year, seems to be present at other refineries too. An investigation by an independent agency working closely with the US Chemical Safety Board(CSB) and OSHA have found evidence of corrosion in the El Segundo […]

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