Flare Operator Information

Seven petroleum refining facilities (at eight locations), three hydrogen plants and one sulfur recovery plant within the South Bay region of Los Angeles County operate a combined total of 30 flares subject to the requirements of SCAQMD Rule 1118 - Control of Emissions from Refinery Flares (pdf,129 kb).
Flare Operators Map
SCAQMD requires facilities operating flares subject to Rule 1118 to provide the following 24/7 telephone access to answer questions and provide information about planned and unplanned flare events to the public. Air quality complaints should be reported to SCAQMD at 1-800-CUT-SMOG.
Facility Contact Name Contact Number
Air Liquide Large Industries
324 W El Segundo Blvd
El Segundo , CA 90245

24-Hour Community Hotline (310) 535-3628 x10
Air Products - Carson
23300 S Alameda St
Carson , CA 90810

Control Room Operator
(310) 847-7300,
select “7”
Air Products - Wilmington
700 N Henry Ford Ave
Wilmington , CA 90744

Control Room Operator (310) 952-9172,
select “7”
Tesoro Refinery Carson
1801 E Sepulveda Blvd
Carson , CA 90745

Tesoro Refinery Carson
Community Hotline
(800) 377-2726
Chevron
324 W El Segundo Blvd
El Segundo , CA 90245

24-Hour Community Hotline (310) 615-5342
Phillips 66, Carson
1520 E Sepulveda Blvd
Carson , CA 90745

Community Awareness Hotline English:
(310) 834-5264
Spanish:
(310) 543-7431
Phillips 66, Wilmington
1660 W Anaheim St
Wilmington , CA 90744

Community Awareness Hotline English:
(310) 834-5264
Spanish:
(310) 543-7431
Torrance Refining Company LLC
(Formerly ExxonMobil Refinery)
3700 W 190th St
Torrance , CA 90504

Env. Surveillance Supervisor (days)
Control Room Operator
(nights)

(310) 505-3158
Paramount Petroleum
14700 Downey Ave
Paramount , CA 90723

Business Hours: 
Mr. Eddie Marquez,
Ms. Kathryn Gleeson,
or  Shift Supervisor;
Off-Hours:  Shift Supervisor

(562) 531-2060,
select “1”
Tesoro Refinery
2101 E Pacific Coast Hwy
Wilmington , CA 90744

Refinery Shift Superintendent (310) 261-8055
Tesoro Sulfur Recovery Plant
23208 S Alameda St
Carson , CA 90810

Refinery Shift Superintendent


(310) 261-8055

Valero Wilmington (Formerly Ultramar)
2402 E Anaheim St
Wilmington , CA 90744

Control Room Operator (866) 428-6537