Chevron's (CVX -0.5%) Richmond refinery didn’t replace an eight-inch pipe during an inspection...

|About: Chevron Corporation (CVX)|By:, SA News Editor

Chevron's (CVX -0.5%) Richmond refinery didn’t replace an eight-inch pipe during an inspection shutdown late last year that failed and led to last weekend's fire, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board says. The eight-inch pipe is original to the unit and probably was constructed in the 1970s.