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Apr 28, 2013 at 4:26 PM
Chevron has resumed operations in a unit at its Bay Area refinery that was shut down after a massive fire last year.
Feb 2, 2013 at 11:01 AM
Chevron Corp. posted a 41 percent gain in net income for the fourth quarter as the company produced more oil and gas, improved the performance of its refinery business and realized a gain from swapping assets in an Australian natural gas field.
Oct 10, 2012 at 3:23 PM
Sen. Mark Leno said Wednesday that recent price spikes and shortages "indicate serious problems" with the state's 15 refineries. The San Francisco Democrat is chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Bay Area Transportation.
Oct 6, 2012 at 2:04 PM
It's a record, though just barely. The price of gasoline hit an all-time average high in California of $4.6140 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market.
Oct 5, 2012 at 5:52 PM
While gas prices have spiked around the nation, refinery outages and pipeline problems have added to woes in California.
Oct 5, 2012 at 9:33 AM
California gas prices continued surging Friday, adding another 17 cents per gallon on average, and the increases are expected to continue for at least several more days, ensuring long lines and short tempers at pumps around the state.
Oct 5, 2012 at 9:01 AM
Californians woke up to a shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by as much as 20 cents a gallon in some areas, ending a week of soaring costs that saw some stations close and others charge record prices.
Aug 27, 2012 at 4:48 PM
An intense fire at a Venezuelan refinery spread to a third fuel tank on Monday nearly three days after an explosion killed at least 41 people and injured more than 150.
Aug 13, 2012 at 2:23 PM
Investigators looking into the cause of an oil refinery fire at Chevron's Richmond facility on Monday were waiting for structural engineers to determine if it was safe for them to enter the unit.
Aug 11, 2012 at 10:04 AM
Federal investigators probing the cause of a massive Chevron oil refinery fire are focusing on possible corrosion in a decades-old pipe the company inspected late last year.
Aug 9, 2012 at 5:43 PM
The rise is being blamed on this week's fire at one of the largest refineries in the nation. It's also only one of about a dozen refineries that produces California’s special blend of gas, so get ready for a price bump at the pump.
Aug 9, 2012 at 7:45 PM
A fire at one of the nation's largest oil refineries helped push West Coast gas prices close to $4 a gallon Thursday, as the same federal team that investigated the Gulf Coast spill waited to inspect the unit that was knocked out by the blaze.
Aug 7, 2012 at 2:13 PM
The West Coast is particularly vulnerable to spikes in gasoline prices because it's not well-connected to the refineries along the Gulf Coast, where most of the country's refining capacity is located, analysts say.
Aug 7, 2012 at 10:10 AM
A major fire at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that sent scores of people to hospitals with breathing problems will push gas prices above $4 a gallon on the West Coast, analysts said Tuesday.
Aug 7, 2012 at 6:47 AM
A fire at one of the nation's largest refineries spewed thick black smoke over cities in the San Francisco Bay area, sending scores of residents to hospitals complaining of breathing problems early Tuesday.