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Refinery’s Voluntary Safety Enhancements Projects Completed and Operational

The following is a status update of the voluntary safety enhancement projects the Torrance Refining has completed on its Alkylation Unit in cooperation with local, state and federal agencies.

California residents live in a state with the strictest environmental regulations, yet they still enjoy freedom to drive where they want, when they want, and in the vehicles of their choice with the reassurance their local refineries produce the world’s cleanest-burning gasoline using process called alkylation. Continue reading…

Employee Profile – Get to Know Taylor Kang Obico

March 31st, 2022|

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Torrance Refining Company LLC (TORC) salutes the women (past and present) who have contributed to the improvement, development and growth of our business and those who continue to make positive impacts. In this [...]

Torrance Refinery Recognized with Best Culture Start-up Award

March 31st, 2022|

In early March, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Reliability and Maintainability Center (Center) presented Torrance Refining Company, LLC (TORC) with the Reliability of EverythingTM “Best Culture Start-Up Award,” in recognition of their successful efforts to improve asset reliability at [...]

California Gas Prices Explained

March 30th, 2022|

California drivers usually pay the highest price per gallon of any state in the country except Hawaii, to fill up their gas tanks. Many factors impact what you pay at the pump, such as the price of crude oil, [...]

Employees Go Back to School for Science Fair

March 24th, 2022|

After more than two years of being unable to conduct in-person activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, six Torrance Refining Company (TORC) employees joined excited students and went back to elementary school in February – but this time to judge [...]

The New Year rings in Maintenance Time

December 23rd, 2021|

Just like your car or truck needs regular routine maintenance for optimal performance, so does the Torrance Refinery (Refinery), which typically runs 24 hours per day, seven days per week, year-in and year-out. As part of our commitment to [...]

Refinery’s Giving Trees Making Spirits Bright

December 23rd, 2021|

Many of us recall waking up to presents under the tree on Christmas morning, but for many struggling families, that’s not always possible, especially during a global pandemic that’s wreaked havoc on the economy. Enter the Salvation Army Torrance Corps [...]

Employees Lend a Hand to Distribute Holiday Dinners

December 23rd, 2021|

Torrance Refining Company employees recognize the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on many families still struggling to make ends meet. As the Thanksgiving holiday approached, Refinery employee volunteers and their families took the opportunity to be part of [...]

Employees Contribute to Help End Homelessness

December 21st, 2021|

Once again Torrance Refining Company (TORC) employees stepped up to raise funds to support the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ (UWGLA) WalkUnitedLA initiative to end homelessness in the County. Although the last two years have been challenging for [...]