Phillips 66 has reported an electricity issue at its Sweeny refinery in Texas that led to an above-normal release of emissions.
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"The Sweeny Refinery experienced a power interruption due to transformer failure," it said in a statement to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, adding the emissions happened Monday. "The root cause is under investigation."
The 247,000-barrel-a-day refinery is located in Old Ocean, southwest of Houston.
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November 01, 2017 08:38 ET (12:38 GMT)