ExxonMobil Delays Restarting Torrance Refinery Until MondayThe company cited unexpected operational delays as the reason.
Judge Gives Torrance ExxonMobil Refinery Go-Ahead To Restart Operations, Rebuffing Environmental Group's EffortsA Los Angeles judge Monday rebuffed an effort by an environmental group to delay the planned restart of the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance that was damaged by an explosion more an a year ago.
Mothers Sound Off After ExxonMobil Gets Green Light To Restart, Exceed Emissions Standards On Day 1Maureen Mauk and her family live about one mile from the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance.
Air Quality Regulators Vote To Restore Torrance ExxonMobil RefineryA divided South Coast Air Quality Management District hearing board has approved a plan to authorize a re-start of the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance that was damaged by an explosion 13 months ago, hampering Southland fuel production and contributing to gas price increases.
Air Quality Regulators Vote 3-2 On Plan To Reopen Torrance ExxonMobil RefineryThe hearing was packed with nearby residents, some of whom expressed concerns about higher-than-normal emissions.
2 Flares Light Up Night Sky At Torrance RefineryTorrance police shut down a major stretch of Del Amo Boulevard between Maple Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard.
Probe: Deficiencies Found In ExxonMobil Oil Refinery BlastThe resulting fireball injured four contractors, destroyed a large part of the refinery and sent a fine white ash raining down on nearby homes and cars.
Report: 2015 Torrance Refinery Blast Could Have Been Environmental CatastropheInvestigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board are expected to discuss that near-hit and other safety issues on Wednesday as they present a report on the Feb. 18, 2015 blast that injured four contractors and coated neighboring homes and cars with white ash.
ExxonMobil's Torrance Refinery Sold Amid Report Of Potential Disaster After February BlastA New Jersey-based oil refining company announced Wednesday it is purchasing the ExxonMobile refinery in Torrance that was badly damaged in a February explosion, with the $527.5 million deal expected to close in the second quarter of 2016.
ExxonMobil Fined $566K Following Probe Into Torrance Refinery ExplosionThe California agency that investigates workplace accidents has cited and fined ExxonMobil more than $560,000 dollars for workplace safety and health violations following a probe into February's explosion at a Torrance refinery.
Report: Torrance Exxon Blast Caused By OverpressurizationThe explosion at ExxonMobil’s South Bay facility last week was caused by over-pressurization in an air-pollution-control system, according to a report released Monday.