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|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Propylene||NIG||GO-1 Elevated Flare (EPN 1-90)||NO||NO||YES||BRQ|
|Ethylene||NIG||GO-1 Elevated Flare (EPN 1-90)||NO||NO||YES||BRQ|
|Carbon Monoxide||NIG||GO-1 Elevated Flare (EPN 1-90)||NO||YES||NO||BRQ|
|Sulfur Dioxide||NIG||GO-1 Elevated Flare (EPN 1-90)||NO||YES||NO||BRQ|
|Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)||NIG||GO-1 Elevated Flare (EPN 1-90)||NO||NO||YES||BRQ|
Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
On April 11, 2013 Shell Chemical's GO-1 Process Unit flared at the GO-1 Elevated Flare. The flaring was a result of a restart of the import dry gas from a supplier. GO-1 operations has to flare the import dry gas until it can be confirmed that it meets the specifications for feed to the GO-1 Process Unit.
Carbon monoxide, ethylene, propylene, sulfur dioxide, and volatile organic compounds were released from flaring at the GO-1 Elevated Flare (EPN 1-90). Investigation and calculations confirm that no reportable quantities or maximum permit limits were exceeded. No duration or additional information was provided.