Community Notification: 2/24/24 Benicia Valero Refinery Incident Update 2

The February 24, 2024 Valero Benicia Refinery incident continues. Clean up operations for the spill on the tank lid have paused for the evening and will begin again in daylight tomorrow morning. 

The refinery is flaring intermittently due to the unit shut off on the evening of February 23. Intermittent flaring will continue for an undetermined period of time. We will continue to monitor air quality throughout the night.

More information on flaring due to the unit shut off on February 23 can be found at

We will notify the community if there are any significant changes.