Equipment failure causes flaring at Richmond Chevron refinery

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 05:17PM
Chevron is saying that there's no danger to the public, from "flaring" at its Richmond refinery, and it was all due to an equipment malfunction.


RICHMOND, Calif. - Chevron is saying that there's no danger to the public, from "flaring" at its Richmond refinery, and it was all due to an equipment malfunction.

It was classified as a "level one incident" which means some hazardous materials were released, with the possibility of impact off the site of the plant.

No shelter in place warning was issued.
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