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Community meeting about Emergency Notification

A community meeting to discuss the response to the recent coker fire at Phillips 66 has been announced. Refinery managers and county response officials will be on hand to take questions. The Crockett Improvement Association will be sponsoring a Community … Continue reading

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Coker fire 72 hr report

A 72 hour report was submitted to Contra Costa Health Services regarding Sunday’s fire in the coker at the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo. The report states that the fire started at the top deck when an “Antifoam Day Tank” … Continue reading

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Fire up the irony machine…

Phillips 66 teams up with local firefighters and makes a video… The problem is that the Rodeo firehouse was closed due to lack of funds. It took the work of local residents to convince the county that it was needed … Continue reading

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Fire at Phillips 66

This time it’s real! From the Contra Costa Times: RODEO — A small fire Sunday at the Phillips 66 refinery spurred the county health department to issue a public health advisory for the towns of Rodeo and Crockett. The fire began … Continue reading

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Huge flaring seen at P66

Last night it was reported that very bright flaring was seen at the Phillips 66 plant at Rodeo. A reporter on Channel 2 this morning said a there was a community alert but I see no evidence of that. I … Continue reading

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ConocoPhillips, Phillips 66 To Pay $11.5M Over Hazardous Waste Violations

The California Attorney General and seven participating counties announced an $11.5 million settlement Thursday with ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66 for violating California’s environmental protection laws. The San Bernardino District Attorney’s Office in January 2013 joined with the California Attorney General … Continue reading

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Bay Area city opposes local Phillips 66 rail project

From KSBY: Another Bay Area city has joined a growing list of those opposed to a proposed oil train off-loading facility in San Luis Obispo County. The City of San Leandro unanimously passed a resolution urging the San Luis Obispo … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Filed:Tar Sands Crude by Rail Project Exposed

Update 3/6/2015: Two more groups, Rodeo Citizens Association and Safe Fuel Energy Resources of California have filed to sue Phillips 66 and the county for passing the project. Please read this article. 10:00 AM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015; MARTINEZ, CA:  Communities for a … Continue reading

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BOS hearing on Phillips 66 Propane recovery project Tuesday morning.

See the Contra Costa Times article here. Excerpts… MARTINEZ — After several postponements over a full year, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will hold a hearing Tuesday on a propane and butane recovery project at a Rodeo petroleum … Continue reading

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Phillips 66 profits were $1.15 billion for last quarter of 2014

As reported by the Wall Street Journal… Phillips 66 posted better-than-expected earnings and revenue in its fourth quarter as the refinery company benefits from the flood of cheap crude oil that has sent oil prices tumbling. As oil prices have … Continue reading

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