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|State Police #||09-2202|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Sulfur Dioxide||889 Minutes||308F-D-1 (Low Pressure Flare)||NO||YES||NO||2,522.4 pounds|
Accident Classified As:
The FCC Regenerator Flue Gas Expander, 1291-K-1, tripped offline due to a mechanical failure causing an emergency shutdown of the FCC Unit. Flaring occurred from the Low Sulfur Gasoline (LSG) Unit 294 and the Diesel Hyrdrotreater Unit 292 due to the emergency shutdown of the FCC Unit. There was also a small fire on the Expander's lube oil and seal oil piping that occurred incidentally with the Expander mechanical failure, but was quickly extinguished with a fire extinguisher.
"Unanticipated mechanical failure of the FCC expander."
FCC Unit initiated emergency shutdown procedures.