LyondellBasell Reports 'Compressor Issues' at Houston Refinery

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LyondellBasell reported "compressor issues" that led to flaring at its refinery in Houston.

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"The refinery experienced a flaring event at the No. 2 Flare as a result of some compressor issues at the 2nd Stage Compressor," the refinery said in a statement to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

It said the flaring happened Sunday and lasted about an hour.

The 264,000-barrel-a-day refinery facility covers 700 acres and is located at the city limits of Houston and Pasadena, Texas, according to the website of LyondellBasell.

Write to Dan Molinski at dan.molinski@wsj.com

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November 06, 2017 16:13 ET (21:13 GMT)