Thursday, March 18, 2010

Chevron (NYSE:CVX) LA Refinery Flaring Under Control

Chevron's LA Refinery Should be Back to Full Operations Soon

Problems from their instrument air system resulted in flaring at the LA-region refinery of Chevron (NYSE:CVX), which produces 279,000 barrels a day. It is located in El Segundo, California.

Chevron spokesman Rod Spackman said concerning the flaring that "The issues ... were corrected quickly and we should be back to normal shortly."

News of the incident was released when Chevron had to contact California pollution regulators to report the problem.

Originally the company said the unplanned flaring could continue through Thursday morning.

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