MORE: Chevron El Segundo Had ‘Exact Same’ Corrosion’ as Richmond

Chevron Corp. (CVX) replaced pipe at El Segundo refinery’s No. 4 crude unit in early September, Melissa Ritchie, Co. spokeswoman, said by e-mail. * Co. collected inspection data on portions of piping at the crude unit in Aug., determined that thickness of pipe would allow it to remain in service * Pipe was later replaced “out of an abundance of caution in light of the Richmond incident,” Ritchie says * Inspection of piping at refinery is “ongoing,” she says * PREVIOUS STORY: NSN MKSZYX6JTSEG <GO> * NOTE: Chevron Richmond refinery fire on Aug. 6 sent more than 15,000 people to hospital emergency rooms. PREVIOUS STORY: NSN MKSZJC6JTSET <GO>

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