LyondellBasell Industries NV reported flaring at its refinery in Houston after an emergency unit shutdown that forced it to reduce operating rates.
"Emergency shutdown by third party recipient of refinery propylene/propane stream resulted in refinery flaring," the refinery said in a statement to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
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It said the flaring of emissions happened Monday morning and lasted about an hour. After the reduction of operating rates, it said the third party "returned to service."
The 264,000-barrel-a-day refinery is located along the Houston Ship Channel.
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This headline was corrected at 10:20 a.m. ET because it insinuated the shutdown happened at the refinery, but was actually done "by a third party recipient.
Headline for this story should read: LyondellBasell Reports Flaring at Houston Refinery After Third-Party Shutdown. "LyondellBasell Reports Flaring After Shutdown at Houston Refinery," at 7:09 ET, insinuated the shutdown happened at the refinery, but was actually done "by a third party recipient."
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June 06, 2017 10:31 ET (14:31 GMT)