Chevron Reports Operational Disruption at Richmond Refinery

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Chevron Corp. (CVX) reported an operational disruption and flaring at its refinery in Richmond, Calif.

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The California Emergency Management Agency said the refinery notified it of "a release of an unknown amount of sulfur dioxide due to a unit upset, which resulted in flaring." It said the emissions flaring happened Monday afternoon and has since stopped.

The 245,000-barrel-a-day refinery is located just north of Oakland.

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October 31, 2017 10:54 ET (14:54 GMT)