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|Light Hydrocarbons||South flare||NO||NO||YES||BRQ|
|Sulfur Dioxide||South Flare||NO||YES||NO||BRQ|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
Above normal flaring occurred when the naphtha reformer experience an unplanned shutdown. Adjustments were being made to change operating conditions and the unit tripped.
Recycle gas was vented to the South flare until unit conditions were stabilized. The unit was immediately restarted. No significant sulfur dioxide emissions from the flare due to this event. Large dark orange flare with a much black smoke was seen.