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Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on September 5, 2018

By |2018-09-04T19:41:40+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, September 5, 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 preced e and follow a two-minute “siren tone.” Total testing time will not exceed five minutes. It is important [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on August 1, 2018

By |2018-07-30T20:08:10+00:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, August 1, 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 [...]

Employee Spotlight: Meet Mike Mitchell Jr.

By |2018-07-10T19:58:29+00:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

Mike Mitchell Jr., affectionately known as “Mitch” to his friends and colleagues, works as a Process Safety Representative for the Refinery’s United Steel Workers (USW) Local 675, which represents certain Operations and Maintenance employees at Torrance Refinery. Mitch and his family have a long history with the Torrance Refinery, as he is a fourth generation employee. [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on Wednesday, July 4, 2018

By |2018-06-29T16:52:54+00:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, July 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 [...]

Crenshaw/Del Amo Barriers Testing Scheduled for June 27

By |2018-06-22T23:17:14+00:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The Torrance Refinery and City of Torrance will activate a test of the Crenshaw and Del Amo Barriers on Wednesday, June 27.  The Crenshaw/Del Amo Barriers are a safety tool designed to protect drivers in case of an emergency. This is a periodic test, which we conduct to ensure the barriers are functioning as intended. During [...]

Torrance Refinery “Did you know?”

By |2018-08-29T23:39:51+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

Did you know that the Torrance Refinery… Started operations in the city of Torrance in 1929 – we turn 90 next year! Provides 20 percent of the gasoline used by Southern California motorists Provides a very significant amount of the jet and marine diesel fuels used at Los Angeles International Airport and the Ports of Los [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on Wednesday, June 6, 2018

By |2018-06-05T16:53:59+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, June 6, 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 [...]

Reminder: Community Alert Siren Test on Wednesday, May 2, 2018

By |2018-05-01T16:56:17+00:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, May 2, 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 Welcomes New Employees

By |2018-04-16T20:50:25+00:00March 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 February 7, 2018

By |2018-02-06T16:52:29+00:00February 6th, 2018|Categories: Recent Updates|

The monthly test of the Community Alert Sirens will be conducted on: Wednesday, February 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 [...]