Phillips 66 Reports Unit Shutdown at Sweeny Refinery in Texas
By Dan Molinski
Phillips 66 on Thursday reported an equipment problem that force
a regenerator unit shutdown at its Sweeny refinery near
"A pressure indicator on the suction to a compressor
malfunctioned causing the system to pressure up and the unit to
shutdown," the refinery said in a statement to the Texas Commission
on Environmental Quality. "Operations personnel restarted
compressor per procedure and returned the unit to normal as quickly
It said the incident also led to above-normal gas emissions that
happened Wednesday and lasted more than two hours.
The 247,000-barrel-a-day Sweeny refinery is located in Old
Ocean, southwest of Houston.
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