Refinery

A man works on his car in front of his home which is located beside an oil refinery in Wilmington. (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Regulators Hear From Wilmington Residents On Plan To Curb Refinery Emissions

Federal regulators will be in one of the nation’s largest petroleum-producing areas to hold public hearings on a proposal aimed at reducing toxic air pollution through tough new controls on oil refineries.

07/16/2014

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11 Hurt In Leak At Wilmington Oil Refinery

Several people were injured Tuesday after a reported leak at a refinery in the city of Wilmington, officials said.

12/31/2013

These steel drums are used to manufacture petroleum products, such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. The drums are very large in size, 100 feet in length and 28 feet in diameter and weigh approximately 500,000 each. (courtesy Chevron)

Chevron Set For Massive Fuel Drum Haul Down PCH

Another super-sized cargo will soon be rolling through the streets of Southern California.

02/04/2013

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Supply Shortages Forcing LA Stations To Shut Down Gas Pumps

A record spike in gas prices has left several independent stations around the Southland — and one major wholesaler — with empty gas pumps.

10/04/2012

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Gas Prices Jump 6 Cents Per Gallon Overnight After Refinery Fire

Drivers throughout the Southland are doing double-takes at the gas pump on Thursday after an oil refinery fire sent prices soaring.

08/09/2012

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Gas Prices Expected To Jump 25 Cents After NorCal Refinery Fire

Drivers throughout the Southland are bracing for more pain at the pump after a devastating fire at a Richmond oil refinery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2012

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Fire Severely Damages Building At ConocoPhillips Refinery

At least 150 firefighters are still mopping up hotspots after a stubborn fire broke out Monday morning at the ConocoPhillips refinery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2012

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Longtime Employee Killed In Accident At BP Refinery In Carson

A longtime employee of the BP refinery in Carson was killed Wednesday morning in an accident at the rail loading facility.

06/22/2011

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BP To Sell Its Carson Refinery, Local Arco Operations

BP PLC says it is selling its Southern California gasoline business as part of a major restructuring after last year’s catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

02/03/2011

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