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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120337613 - Chevron Texaco

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Concord (Psm N.)

Nr: 120337613Report ID: 0950627Open Date: 08/11/2003

Chevron Texaco
841 Chevron Way
Richmond, CA 94801
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2911/Petroleum Refining
NAICS: 324110/Petroleum Refineries

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/07/2004
Close Case:12/01/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $150 $0 $150
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $150 $0 $150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 5189 F01 A3 01/16/2004 01/16/2004 $150 $150 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201486024Event: 08/04/2003Refinery Compressor Shut Down Releases Unburned Hydrocarbons
On August 9, 2003, the Chevron Refinery had a compressor shut down in the North Isomax unit. This unexpected shutdown of the K600 compressor resulted in flaring of unburned hydrocarbons. Ground monitoring stations registered 0.5 ppm of sulfur dioxide and 200 ppb of hydrogen sulfide. There were no reported injuries or illnesses to employees.
Keywords: compressor, hydrogen sulfide, air contamination, sulfur dioxide, refinery
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120337613 Occupation not reported

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