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Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on April 4, 2018

By | 2018-04-03T15:56:44+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 (at approximately 11:30 a.m.) THIS IS ONLY A TEST ! The monthly test is described as follows: One-minute “all-clear chimes” will precede and follow a two-minute “siren tone.” Total testing time will not exceed five minutes. It is important to note [...]

Torrance Refinery Sponsors Annual Police Awards

By | 2018-04-16T21:06:00+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Refinery Fire Chief Joe Alvarez provides words of appreciation. Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) sponsored the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Torrance Police Department Awards and Appreciation Luncheon. The event was held in March at the Toyota Meeting Hall in the Torrance Cultural Arts Center to honor the brave officers of the Torrance [...]

Regional Occupational Center Students Visit Torrance Refinery

By | 2018-04-16T21:15:12+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) welcomed students from the Southern California Regional Occupation Center (SoCal ROC) to the Torrance Refinery. The students, who are enrolled in an engineering course at SoCal ROC, began their visit meeting with Torrance Refinery Engineers Roddy Posada and Jessica Demeyer, who spoke about their academic career [...]

Refinery Welcomes New Employees

By | 2018-04-16T20:50:25+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

Two Operator Trainees with Training Supervisor Kevin Wold (right) On March 26, eighteen new Operations Trainees graduated from the refinery’s seven-week Basic Operator Training (BOT) course that prepares them for their jobs. The employees were chosen after completing a rigorous hiring process and passing individual testing, group exercises, structured interviews, and agility testing. They [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on March 7, 2018

By | 2018-03-06T20:06:46+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 (at approximately 11:30 a.m.) THIS IS ONLY A TEST ! The monthly test is described as follows: One-minute “all-clear chimes” will precede and follow a two-minute “siren tone.” Total testing time will not exceed five minutes. It is important to note [...]

Refinery Engineers Participate in Torrance High’s “Girl-Powered STEM Fair”

By | 2018-04-16T20:59:11+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Farideh Mehrdad (Top Row, Center Left) and Jessica Demeyer (Top Row, Center Right) with the Torrance High STEM Club and other guest speakers. Torrance Refinery Engineers Farideh Mehrdad and Jessica Demeyer attended Torrance High’s “Girl-Powered STEM Fair,” which was hosted by the Torrance High (THS) STEM Club in February. Farideh and Jessica spoke about [...]

Don Knabe Energy Pathways Program 2017 Cohort Graduation

By | 2018-04-16T20:44:55+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Barbara Graham addresses the EPP graduates. In February, Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) Community Relations Manager Barbara Graham participated in the graduation ceremony of the Don Knabe Energy Pathway Program (EPP) 2017 cohort. Barbara provided remarks during the ceremony and handed out certificates to the graduates. The EPP is run by the South Bay [...]

Refinery Continues Supporting “Friends of Madrona Marsh” Nature Preserve

By | 2018-04-16T21:11:10+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: In the Community|

Steve Giffin presents donation to FOMM President Suzan Hubert. In January, Torrance Refinery Maintenance Superintendent Steve Giffin presented a $2,500 donation to the “Friends of Madrona Marsh” (FOMM). The donation brings the total amount of financial support the refinery has provided to the Marsh since 2000 to almost $100,000. Steve volunteers his personal time [...]

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