Level-1 Notifications

04/10/24: Valero Benicia Notification of Flaring

03/24/24: Valero Benicia Notification of Flaring

02/17/24: Valero Benicia Notification of Flaring

01/15/24: Valero Benicia Notification of Flaring

11/09/23: Valero Benicia Notification of Flaring 

03/18/23: Valero Benicia Notification of Flaring

03/06/23: Valero Benicia Notification of Flaring

02/18/23: Notification of Continuing Odor in Hillcrest neighborhood

01/28/23: Valero Benicia Notification of Possible Flaring

01/03/23: Valero Benicia Notification of Flaring

11/10/22: Valero Benicia Notification of Flaring

09/20/22: Valero Benicia Refinery Notification of Possible Flaring

07/21/22: Valero Benicia Refinery Notification of Flaring

03/10/22: Valero Benicia Refinery Notification of Flaring

02/16/22: Notification of Intermittent Flaring

01/22/22: Notification of Incident Propane Leak

12/10/21: Notification of Intermittent Flaring (Planned)

12/01/21: Valero Refinery Transient odor

11/17/21: Valero Benicia Refinery Minor Coke Silo Issue 

10/01/21: Notification of Intermittent Flaring (Planned)

05/31/21: Notification of Intermittent Flaring (Planned)

03/31/21: Valero Benicia refinery diesel additive release

03/19/21: Valero Benicia Refinery flared for a short time period

03/18/21: Valero Benicia Refinery flared for a short time period

03/10/21: Valero Benicia Refinery flared for a short time period

02/23/21: Phillips Refinery transient odor

02/20/21: Valero Benicia Refinery released H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide)

02/19/21: Valero Benicia Refinery flared for a short time following operational issue

01/07/21: Notification of Intermittent Flaring (Planned)

Level-2 Notifications

02/23/24 Valero Benicia Refinery released SO2 (Sulfur Dioxide) in excess of the reportable quantities

11/07/22 Valero Benicia Refinery released SO2 (Sulfur Dioxide) in excess of the reportable quantities

07/21/22 Valero Benicia Refinery released SO2 (Sulfur Dioxide) in excess of the reportable quantities

12/11/21 Update to 12/11/21 Incident: Valero advised on the product released

12/11/21 Valero Benicia Refinery released vapors in excess of reportable quantities

12/10/21 Valero Benicia Refinery released SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) in excess of reportable quantities

10/24/21 Valero Benicia Refinery observed a sheen in Sulphur Springs Creek from an unknown source

08/13/21: Valero Benicia Refinery released SO2 (Sulfur Dioxide) in excess of reportable quantities

03/09/21: Valero Benicia Refinery observed an unknown type of oil in Sulphur Springs Creek

01/21/21: Valero Benicia Refinery experienced an effluent line leak to their waste-water treatment plant

12/05/20: Valero Benicia Refinery released SO2 (Sulfur Dioxide) due to a "unit upset"

12/04/20: Linde Inc. (formerly Praxair Inc.) released anhydrous ammonia from a leaking pump seal

11/21/20: Valero Benicia Refinery released SO2 (Sulfur Dioxide) during a flaring event

08/21/20: Valero Benicia Refinery released SO2 (Sulfur Dioxide) during a flaring event

05/02/20: Valero Benicia Refinery spilled 9 Barrels of Pitch Asphalt within the refinery on soil and cement

02/01/20: Valero Benicia Refinery released SO2 (Sulfur Dioxide) during a flaring event

09/21/19: Valero Benicia Refinery released COS (Carbonoxide Sulfide)

09/20/19: Valero Benicia Refinery released SOX (Sulphur Oxides) during a flaring event

Level-3 Notifications

03/25/24 Valero Benicia Refinery Incident Update 4

02/27/24 Valero Benicia Refinery Incident Update 3

02/24/24 Valero Benicia Refinery Incident Update 2

02/24/24 Valero Benicia Refinery Incident Update 1

02/24/24 Valero Benicia Refinery Odor Incident