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Iowa Gas Plant

Parent Companies:
Texas Eastern Transmission, LP
Duke Energy
EPA Facility ID:
100000000544
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
7932908
Parent Company #1 DUNS:
0
Parent Company #2 DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
8101 HWY 3059
Iowa, LA 70647
County:
JEFFERSON DAVIS
Lat / Long:
30.274, -93.027 (Get map)
Method:
Public Land Survey - Footing
Description:
Center of Facility
Horizonal accuracy:
10 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Texas Eastern Transmission, LP
Phone:
(337) 421-6400
Address:
1284 Highway 397 South
Lake Charles, LA 70615
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Jerry Robinson
Title:
Area Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
Bart Blake
Title:
Area Supervisor
Phone:
(337) 582-3517
24-hour phone:
(337) 582-3517
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(713) 627-4590
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Jefferson Davis Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
14
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
No
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
Yes
CAA Permit ID#:
136000010V3
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
March 7, 2003
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Natural Gas Processing
RMP ID:
49504
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations (213112)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Methane
74-82-8
8,500
No
Ethane
74-84-0
38,000
No
Propane
74-98-6
38,000
No
Butane
106-97-8
14,000
No
Isobutane [Propane, 2-methyl]
75-28-5
16,000
No
Pentane
109-66-0
5,500
No
Isopentane [Butane, 2-methyl-]
78-78-4
3,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Donald L. Goodlet
Address:
5400 Westheimer Court
9I-58
Houston, TX 77056
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(713) 627-4484

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
June 21, 2004
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
34318

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: Worst-case

None

3. Toxics: Alternative release

None

4. Flammables: Worst-case

Some Risk Management Plan information is not provided in the available RMP data. You need to make an appointment at an EPA Reading Room In order to get access to details from the Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA) such as:

Instructions on how to make an EPA appointment can be found here.

Public OCA Chemical (in Natural Gas Processing)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
Multi Energy Vapor Cloud Explosion
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Natural Gas Processing)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
Multi Energy Vapor Cloud Explosion
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Natural Gas Processing)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
Multi Energy Vapor Cloud Explosion
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Natural Gas Processing)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
Multi Energy Vapor Cloud Explosion
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Natural Gas Processing)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
Multi Energy Vapor Cloud Explosion
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Natural Gas Processing)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
Multi Energy Vapor Cloud Explosion
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Natural Gas Processing)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
Multi Energy Vapor Cloud Explosion
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls

5. Flammables: Alternative release

None

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

No Prevention Program level 3

8. Prevention Program level 2

No Prevention Program level 2

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
Yes
Facility Own Response Plan:
No
Specific Facility Response Plan:
Yes
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
Yes
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
March 18, 2004
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(225) 925-6595
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
Yes
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
Yes
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
No
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

The Iowa Gas Plant, operated by Texas Eastern Transmission, LP and located at 8101 Highway 3059, Jefferson Davis Parish, Iowa, Louisiana, is a Program 1 facility as specified in 40 CFR 68.12 (b). The facility separates methane from other components in natural gas such as ethane, propane, butanes, and pentanes and stores these flammable liquids onsite. Up to 40,000 gals. Can be stored in the product surge tank. The worst case scenario is a rupture of the product surge tank that results in a vapor cloud explosion. Using the multi-energy vapor cloud model, the nearest public receptor is located beyond the calculated flammable endpoint of 1 psi overpressure. To prevent this release, there is a high level alarm and level controls on the tank that are inspected regularly. The level controls limit the amount the tank can hold to 85% of nameplate capacity. The facility has developed spill prevention (SPCC) and emergency response (ER) plans that meet the requirements of 40 CFR 114, 261, 305, and 355 and local fire codes. These plans require the use of redundant level measuring devices with high level alarms and continuous observation of bulk loading of flammable liquids. Equipment and instrumentation inspections are conducted and documented on a regular basis as recommended by the manufacturer and site operating history. Plant emergency shutdown switches and fire fighting equipment and supplies are located throughout the plant. The local emergency planning committee has received and reviewed the SPCC and ER plans. No recommendations have been made. During the past five years, no reportable releases in applicable to 40 CFR 68.10 have occurred.