|Home||Search||Emissions||Pollutants||About the Database|
|State Police #||12-01207|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Hydrogen||4h 55m||OL-5 Elevated Flare (EPN 6-84)||NO||NO||NO||BRQ|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
Shell Chemical's OL-5 Unit's Converter and Product Hydrogen Methanators shutdown due to a high level in the crude hydrogen drum. This led to flaring of unmethanated hydrogen at the OL-5 Elevated Flare (EPN 6-84).
The crude hydrogen level was lowered. The methantators were safely returned to normal conditions and flaring was stopped. Initial report states there was offsite impact.