Phillips 66 Cat Cracker Incident

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 @ 11:10 AM gHale


Phillips 66 reported emissions at a gasoline-making fluid catalytic cracking unit of its refinery in Borger, Texas.

The refinery said the emissions began Thursday afternoon and lasted about eight hours, adding the equipment has since been re-started, the company said in a statement to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

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“An investigation into the cause of the incident will be conducted,” it said.

The 146,000-barrel-a-day refinery is in the Texas panhandle, northeast of Amarillo.



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