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|State Police #||09-0564|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Sulfur Dioxide||No information given||Tail Gas Treating Unit Number 1 (17AH-103)||NO||YES||NO|
Accident Classified As:
The Booster Compressors (17BC-101 & 17BC-102) unexpectedly shutdown due to high differential pressures, while operations was swapping booster compressor operations. A malfunction of the stackmatch pilot delayed the restart of the inline heater, which ultimately caused emissions to exceed the RQ.
Occurred due to an upset, investigating cause and preventability.
Ceased emitting once Convent Refinery restarted the TGTU-1 inline heater and resumed normal acid gas processing.