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August 29, 1990 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing a resurgence in the petroleum and mining industries, Fluor Corp. said Tuesday that it has won two contracts with a combined value of $250 million. The Irvine-based engineering and construction giant said its Fluor Daniel subsidiary was awarded a $200-million contract to convert a Corpus Christi, Tex., oil refinery operated by San Antonio-based Valero Refining Co.
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February 19, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Crews were working Sunday to assess the damage at a Valero refinery where a fire Friday sent 19 people to the hospital, a company spokeswoman said. Mary Rose Brown, a spokeswoman for Valero Energy Corp., said the company's McKee refinery in Sunray remained a "highly sensitive area" and access remained restricted. "We do not yet know the full extent of the damage, the required repair time or the estimated production impact," she said in a news release.
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February 19, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Crews were working Sunday to assess the damage at a Valero refinery where a fire Friday sent 19 people to the hospital, a company spokeswoman said. Mary Rose Brown, a spokeswoman for Valero Energy Corp., said the company's McKee refinery in Sunray remained a "highly sensitive area" and access remained restricted. "We do not yet know the full extent of the damage, the required repair time or the estimated production impact," she said in a news release.
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August 29, 1990 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing a resurgence in the petroleum and mining industries, Fluor Corp. said Tuesday that it has won two contracts with a combined value of $250 million. The Irvine-based engineering and construction giant said its Fluor Daniel subsidiary was awarded a $200-million contract to convert a Corpus Christi, Tex., oil refinery operated by San Antonio-based Valero Refining Co.
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February 1, 1997 | From Times Wire Services
PG&E Corp. said Friday that it will buy San Antonio-based Valero Energy Corp. and its natural gas services business for $1.5 billion in stock and debt. San Francisco-based PG&E, parent of Pacific Gas & Electric, said it planned to acquire Valero's natural gas business, which operates a 7,500-mile pipeline system and eight natural gas processing plants in Texas. The acquisition would not include Valero's wholly owned subsidiary, Valero Refining & Marketing Co.
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August 14, 1991 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fluor Corp. has signed a one-year subcontract to clean up environmentally fouled U.S. Navy bases scattered across the Pacific Rim, one of three contracts announced Tuesday that have a combined valued of more than $177 million. The Navy contract is the latest indication that Fluor Corp., an international engineering and construction company, is more aggressively marketing its environmental cleanup services, company officials and industry analysts said.
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June 20, 2001 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's here. Summer 2001, the blackout season, is only a day away. Already Californians anticipate power outages when temperatures rise. By August, the occasional annoyances endured so far--stoplights gone dark, computers, air conditioners and elevators idled--could seem almost quaint. Gov. Gray Davis insists we needn't worry. Four large new power plants are firing up soon, he said, and government's best and brightest are locking up still more megawatts to help meet our peak summer need.
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