Posts Tagged ‘oil-refinery’

Firefighters knock down blaze at Carson oil refinery

A fire erupted Friday night at an oil refinery in Carson but was knocked down after about three hours. Television footage showed a section of the Phillips 66 refinery in the 1500 block of East Sepulveda Boulevard engulfed in large flames and plumes of black smoke spewing into the sky

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Flare-off at Chevron oil refinery sends massive plume of smoke rising above El Segundo

A flare-off at the Chevron oil refinery in El Segundo sent an enormous plume of black smoke billowing above the city Monday morning, fire officials said. El Segundo fire officials responded to the refinery in the 300 block of El Segundo Boulevard about 7:30 a.m. Initially, the department called..

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EPA inspectors cite numerous safety problems at troubled Torrance refinery

Inspectors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found numerous safety violations at the Torrance oil refinery during reviews of the plant last fall, according to a report released Monday

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PBF Energy acquires Torrance refinery from Exxon Mobil

Exxon Mobil has completed the sale of its Torrance plant to a New Jersey oil refinery company, a $537.5-million deal that brings a new player into the California market.

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Iraqi forces took Baiji from Islamic State, but the former boom town may be doomed

The three Iraqi security force members were perched atop a bridge overlooking the highway bisecting the remains of former boomtown Baiji, shooing away any vehicle without armor plating. Their eyes compulsively scanned the industrial sprawl of the nearby oil refinery, the city’s raison d’etre, silent…

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