Accident Description

Accident: Chevron Richmond Refinery Fire

Location: Location: Richmond, CA

Accident Occurred On: 08/06/2012 | Final Report Released On: 01/28/2015

Accident Type: Oil and Refining - Fire and Explosion

Investigation Status: The CSB's investigation is complete.

An August 6, 2012, release of flammable vapor led to a fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, California. The CSB released three investigation reports into this incident - an Interim Report, a Regulatory Report and a Final Report.