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Crews from the Chevron refinery in Richmond, the Shell refinery in Martinez and the Dow Chemical plant in Pittsburg brought in foam to help extinguish the blaze, according to Richmond Fire Capt. Rico Rincon. The fire started around 5 p.m. Tuesday and was under control by around 4 a.m. Wednesday.
In a statement to the California Emergency Management Agency, the refinery said the flaring happened late Thursday night and caused the release of more than 500 pounds of sulfur dioxide. The flaring event has since stopped, it added. The 160,000-barrel-a-day refinery is located about 30 miles northeast ...

The violations were logged at the Golden Eagle Refinery in Martinez, which has since been renamed the Andeavor Martinez Refinery. Tesoro Refining and ... Andeavor operates convenience stores and gas stations under a number of different brand names including Shell, Arco and Mobil, among others.
Tesoro Refining & marketing Co. reached a $915,700 civil settlement with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District over a series of 51 notices of violation of local regulations issued in 2013 and 2014 for its refinery in Martinez, district officials said today. "Bay Area refineries are held to the strictest air ...
Tesoro Refining & marketing Co. reached a $915,700 civil settlement with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District over a series of 51 notices of violation of local regulations issued in 2013 and 2014 for its refinery in Martinez, district officials said today. "Bay Area refineries are held to the strictest air ...
MARTINEZ (CBS SF) -- Tesoro Refining & marketing Co. reached a $915,700 civil settlement with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District over a series ... Andeavor operates convenience stores and gas stations under a number of different brand names including Shell, Arco and Mobil, among others.

Shell Martinez refinery will hold a Community Appreciation Day at the Shell station at 4355 Pacheco Blvd. on Thursday, Nov. 16. About 40 refinery workers volunteer their time to pump gas, wash windows and deliver complimentary hot dogs, chips and sodas, along with goody bags, to drivers and ...
MARTINEZ (KRON) -- People in the East Bay are reporting thick, black smoke spewing from a Martinez refinery. Just before 12:00 p.m. KRON4 received several calls from viewers who say they saw the smoke while driving through the area. KRON4 has reached out to the refinery. Officials confirm there was ...
MARTINEZ (KRON) -- An equipment issue at the Shell Martinez refinery led to flaring on Wednesday night. The flaring started at around 6:15 p.m. The flaring was intermittent but continued as the site returned to normal. "As a prudent response, the safety flare was triggered. The flaring was intermittent and ...
In this webinar, Steve Best, from Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Robert Carroll, manager of Control systems engineering at Shell Martinez refinery, discuss a new informatics solution to integrate on-line spectroscopy with lab data, producing a database for spectral analysis and large-scale model building.
MARTINEZ -- Shell cited an "equipment issue" as the cause of a 50-minute gas flare at its Martinez refinery Friday night. Officials reported that their refinery at 3485 Pacheco Blvd. in Martinez experienced an equipment problem at 10:20 p.m. that initiated a burn off of excess gas. The flare, which is a safety ...
MARTINEZ -- The owners of the Shell Martinez refinery are in talks with at least two potential buyers of the 102-year-old facility, several months after the first news reports of the refinery's possible sale, according to the London-based news service Reuters. Netherlands-based Royal Dutch Shell, which has ...
Electrical engineers inadvertently caused a power outage at the Shell Oil Company's Martinez refinery last month that led to a loud flaring operation, sending thousands of pounds of toxic gas into the air, prompting a health alert for nearby residents. The refinery workers were troubleshooting a separate ...
A significant portion of Shell's Martinez refinery lost power on Monday afternoon, leading to a loud flaring operation that sent flames and black smoke into the sky, prompting an hours-long health advisory. To relieve pressure the facility pushed close to 39,000 pounds of gas, which included hydrogen sulfide ...
MARTINEZ -- A new published report said this week that Royal Dutch Shell has enlisted a German company to help find a buyer for its Martinez Refinery. Local officials in Martinez, where Shell has operated for more than a century, say they've heard next to nothing about a possible sale since an initial ...
There are two ways to get into Martinez, California. From the west, you cut through the idyllic twin hills that legendary conservationist John Muir once named after his daughters. From the east, you pass through the industrial waterside landscape of the Shell refinery that for the past century has pumped ...
Discover Diablo is Save Mount Diablo's free public hike series program, offering an annual schedule of guided interpretive family walks, hikes and property tours open to any and all trail blazers looking to get out in nature. Sponsored by the Shell Martinez refinery for a second year, the 2018 Discover ...

The attention and advice he received from his instructors and counselors propelled him from working at the Shell refinery in Martinez, ...
And so, the Chevron refinery actually does extract oil from the crude down in ... like Shell, for an example, that operates refineries in Martinez, ...
The Chevron refinery is one of three Richmond sites labeled "high priority. ... Royal Dutch Shell, which operates a refinery in Martinez, sent a ...
Shell Martinez refinery will hold a Community Appreciation Day at the Shell station at 4355 Pacheco Blvd. on Thursday, Nov. 16. About 40 ...
... on property on Susanna Street occupied now Martinez Junior high school. ... Other baseball history to tell about was the "Refinery League" made up of ... The league had Shell, Tidewater at Avon, Standard Oil at Richmond, ...
Refining segment operating income was $762 million for the third quarter 2017 ... downtime during the planned FCCU turnaround at the Martinez refinery. .... Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, Tesoro®, USA Gasoline(TM) and Giant®.
MARTINEZ, Calif. - Shell Martinez refinery experienced an unspecified "Level 1" event Monday afternoon, forcing the plant to use flaring to ...
As the state wins praise for its progressive climate policies, refinery emissions ..... Martinez offers grudging kudos to the oil companies for milking the .... by Andeavor and Phillips 66 as well as facilities owned by Shell Oil and ...
An oil refinery in Texas. ... including Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia's state-owned company, BP and Royal Dutch Shell. .... Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP.
Sitting tucked between towering refineries are multiple communities all ... ConocoPhillips in Rodeo, Shell and Tesoro in Martinez and Valero in ...
As of now, Phillips 66, which sits on the San Pablo Bay between the Chevron refinery in Richmond and the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez, has ...
John Hill, a Shell Martinez refinery senior engineer who lives in Pleasant Hill, was the first to cross the line in the 10K race. Noa Nabeshima ...
MARTINEZ (KRON) -- People in the East Bay are reporting thick, black smoke spewing from a Martinez refinery. Just before 12:00 p.m. KRON4 received several calls from viewers who say they saw the smoke while driving through the area. KRON4 has reached out to the refinery. Officials confirm there was ...
MARTINEZ (KRON) -- An equipment issue at the Shell Martinez refinery led to flaring on Wednesday night. The flaring started at around 6:15 ...
The ruptures took place on Shell's 177-mile-long San Pablo Bay pipeline, which runs up the west side of the San Joaquin valley from Coalinga, across the southwestern edge of the Delta, and through the hills of eastern Alameda and Contra Costa counties to the company's Martinez refinery. The spills ...
A working example is provided by Robert Carrol, manager of Control systems engineering at Shell Martinez refinery, who describes how his ...
MARTINEZ -- Shell cited an "equipment issue" as the cause of a 50-minute gas flare at its Martinez refinery Friday night. Officials reported that their refinery at 3485 Pacheco Blvd. in Martinez experienced an equipment problem at 10:20 p.m. that initiated a burn off of excess gas. The flare, which is a safety ...
The Shell Refinery is seen as the sun sets in Martinez. Officials reported a 50-minute flare on Friday that was caused by an "equipment problem ...
MARTINEZ -- The owners of the Shell Martinez refinery are in talks with at least two potential buyers of the 102-year-old facility, several ...
A natural gas odor that drifted through the air in the Martinez area on Thursday afternoon was caused by the Shell Martinez refinery but wasn't dangerous, according to police. police said at about 5 p.m. that the odor's source was an additive from the refinery, but there was not a gas leak or health impact ...
Electrical engineers inadvertently caused a power outage at the Shell Oil Company's Martinez refinery last month that led to a loud flaring ...
A significant portion of Shell's Martinez refinery lost power on Monday afternoon, leading to a loud flaring operation that sent flames and black ...
MARTINEZ (KRON)--The Shell refinery in Martinez was flaring Monday afternoon and advising people to avoid the area, according to the Contra Costa County HAZMAT team. A temporary partial power outage was reported around 1:30 p.m. which impacted operations at the refinery. Because of the ...
The Chevron refinery is one of three Richmond sites labeled "high priority. ... Royal Dutch Shell, which operates a refinery in Martinez, sent a ...
John Hill of Pleasant Hill, who is a Shell Martinez refinery senior engineer, won the men's category in the 5K race, and Lisa Allan of Martinez, ...
Shell Martinez refinery's general manager, Tom Rizzo, said, "The special thing for me is that it really brings the community together for a really ...
Sitting tucked between towering refineries are multiple communities all ... ConocoPhillips in Rodeo, Shell and Tesoro in Martinez and Valero in ...
As of now, Phillips 66, which sits on the San Pablo Bay between the Chevron refinery in Richmond and the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez, has ...
John Hill, a Shell Martinez refinery senior engineer who lives in Pleasant Hill, was the first to cross the line in the 10K race. Noa Nabeshima ...
This file photo shows the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez, seen from across the Carquinez strait in Benicia on Sept. 2, 2014. (Doug Duran/Bay ...
By Matthew Martinez ... Multiple refineries have shut down in Houston, Baytown, Port Arthur and other areas slammed by Tropical Storm Harvey ...
Houston-based Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez says storm victims ... Others charged well over $3, and one downtown Shell station charged $3.97 .... area, as it anticipates shortages due to refinery and pipeline shut-downs.
For instance, BP and Shell alone have roughly 11,000 employees in the Houston region combined. ... "Some of the issues around gasoline and refinery production are going to be a little ..... AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais.


 

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