Exxon Reports Operational Snag at Beaumont, Texas, Refinery

05/11/19 09:49 AM EDT
By Dan Molinski 

Exxon Mobil Corp. reported an operational disruption to a unit and above-normal gas emissions at its refinery in Beaumont, Texas.

"Unit upset resulting in flaring and various combustion devices resulting in a sulfur dioxide [release of] a reportable quantity," the refinery said in a statement Friday to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. "Refinery personnel stabilized operations. The refinery anticipates no impact to production and continues to meet contractual agreements."

It said the emissions ended Friday and lasted about 12 hours.

The 362,000-barrel-a-day Beaumont refinery is 90 miles east of Houston.

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May 11, 2019 09:49 ET (13:49 GMT)

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