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Yearly Barrier Testing, April 7, 2021

Dear Neighbor: As part of our ongoing commitment to emergency preparedness with the City of Torrance, we periodically conduct testing of the street closure barriers on Crenshaw Boulevard. We will be testing the barriers on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. During the testing, Crenshaw Boulevard will be closed between Del Amo Boulevard and 190th Street from approximately 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. [...]

By |April 5th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 (at approximately 11:30 a.m.)

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 (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 that the “siren” [...]

By |April 5th, 2021|Categories: Recent Updates|0 Comments

A Message from Refinery Manager Steve Steach: 2021 Recap and Looking Ahead

Dear Friends and Neighbors: As we began this new year, like many other businesses, we customarily reflected upon the previous year’s performance and evaluated what we did well, where we can make improvements, and set goals for the year ahead. Like many of you, we primarily dealt with the unexpected impacts 2020 brought, mostly involving the onset and crushing [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|Categories: Article|0 Comments

New Installation Will Reduce NOx Emissions

The Refinery's newly installed Selective Catalytic Reducer (SCR) which reduces NOx emissions. Have you ever wondered what it takes for the Torrance Refinery (Refinery) to operate in an environmentally responsible manner? To start, steadfast dedication by our workforce to find ways to reduce the facility’s impact on the environment through daily monitoring of [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|Categories: Article, Recent Updates|0 Comments

Women in STEM: Meet Alexis Oyetibo, Process Engineer

As part of Women's History Month, Western States Petroleum Association celebrated women's contributions to our world, industry, and history. As WSPA President and CEO Catherine Reheis-Boyd notes in her message, "From refinery safety process managers in Wilmington to electrical engineers in Bakersfield, women play an essential role in the energy industry’s operational, technological, scientific, and engineering innovations. They are [...]

By |March 29th, 2021|Categories: Article, Recent Updates|0 Comments

The Volunteer Center – A Source of Community Support Amidst Pandemic

Just a few blocks south of the Refinery on the edge of downtown Torrance stands the Volunteer Center South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach. This 58-year old non-profit has continued to reinvent itself throughout the decades; always staying “at the heart of helping” our community. They envision a world in which the community, especially our youth, regularly experience [...]

By |March 25th, 2021|Categories: In the Community|0 Comments
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