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Flaring at Chevron in Richmond

Last updated: 10 p.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014

The flaring has currently stopped at Chevron in Richmond but there may be intermittent flaring this evening. Flaring is a controlled burn off of gas. Our Hazardous Materials staff assessed the situation and determined a shelter-in-place was not needed.

RMP - Air Products - Shell Martinez Hydrogen Plant


The Air Products - Shell Martinez Hydrogen Plant is part of the Global Operations Group, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA. The primary purpose of this facility is the manufacturing of gaseous hydrogen for Shell Martinez Refinery. The refinery customer uses hydrogen to manufacture "clean fuels."

For additional information regarding this facility's operations and regulated materials handled, please view the Fact Sheet - English | Spanish (PDF) and Audit Summaries - English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF).


Regulated Substances Subject to CalARP/Federal RMP/ISO:
Regulated Substance Program Level CalARP Regulated Federal RMP Regulated ISO Regulated
Hydrogen (96k PDF, 2pp.) 3 yes yes yes