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Equilon Enterprises LLC

Parent Companies:
Equilon Enterprises LLC
EPA Facility ID:
100000002230
Other ID:
70723TXCRFFOOTO
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
Hwy. 44 & 70 Intersection
Convent, LA 70723
County:
ST. JAMES
Lat / Long:
30.105, -90.900 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Photo
Description:
Other
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Equilon Enterprises LLC
Phone:
(225) 562-7681
Address:
P.O. Box 37
Convent, LA 70723
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Hugues Bourgogne
Title:
General Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
Susan Kliebert
Title:
HSSE Manager
Phone:
(225) 562-6272
24-hour phone:
(225) 290-2119
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
St. James Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
701
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
Yes
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
Yes
CAA Permit ID#:
256000001
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
July 2, 2014
Inspecting Agency:
EPA
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Vacuum Pipestill 2 (VPS2)
RMP ID:
1000080894
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
420,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Vacuum Pipestill 1 (VPS1)
RMP ID:
1000080895
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
220,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Fluid Catalytic Cracking
RMP ID:
1000080896
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
872,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Catalytic Reforming Unit
RMP ID:
1000080897
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
324,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Hydrotreating Unit 1
RMP ID:
1000080898
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
280,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Hydrotreating Unit 2
RMP ID:
1000080899
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
21,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Hydrotreating Unit 3
RMP ID:
1000080900
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
10,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Alkylation
RMP ID:
1000080901
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
3,000,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Isomerization Unit (Isom)
RMP ID:
1000080902
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
200,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
H-Oil Unit
RMP ID:
1000080903
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
680,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
HDS-1 Low Sulfur Gasoline
RMP ID:
1000080905
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
510,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
PRESSURE STORAGE
RMP ID:
1000080908
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Propane
74-98-6
1,200,000
No
Butane
106-97-8
2,500,000
No
Isobutane [Propane, 2-methyl]
75-28-5
2,400,000
No
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
6,900,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Steven Zronek
Address:
Hwy. 44 @ Hwy. 70
P.O. Box 37
Convent, LA 70723
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(225) 562-6751

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Oct. 9, 2017
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000064478

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 PRESSURE STORAGE)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's OCA Guidance Reference Tables or Equations
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls

5. Flammables: Alternative release

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 Vacuum Pipestill 2 (VPS2))
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's OCA Guidance Reference Tables or Equations
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Fire wall
  • Blast walls
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve

6. Five-year accident history

Aug. 11, 2016 at 10:42
ID:
1000049960
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Duration:
2 hours and 28 minutes
Chemicals involved:
  • Flammable Mixture
Release events:
Liquid spills/evaporation
Fire
Weather conditions at time of event
Wind speed:
4.0 miles/h W
Temperature:
88.00 ℉
Atmospheric stability:
Precipitation present:
Yes
Unknown weather conditions:
No
On-site impacts
Deaths of employees or contractors:
0
Deaths of public responders:
0
Deaths of public:
0
Injuries of employees or contractors:
0
Injuries of public responders:
0
Injuries of public:
0
Property damage:
$83000000
Known off-site impacts
Deaths:
0
Hospitalizations:
0
Medicals treatments:
0
Evacuated:
0
Sheltered-in-place:
0
Property damage:
$0
Environmental damage:
Initiating event:
Equipment Failure
Contributing factors:
  • Equipment failure
Off-site responders notified:
Notified and Responded
Changes introduced as a result of the accident:
  • Improved/upgraded equipment
  • Enhanced Maintenance and Assurance Process

7. Prevention: Program level 3

Vacuum Pipestill 2 (VPS2), Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068072
Safety Review Date
Feb. 15, 2017
PHA Update Date
Dec. 13, 2016
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Inhibitor Addition
  • Rupture Disks
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
April 23, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
April 26, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
Feb. 25, 2015
Pre-startup Review Date
June 8, 2012
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
April 6, 2016
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Dec. 1, 2019
Participation Plan Review Date
May 24, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
Vacuum Pipestill 1 (VPS1), Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068073
Safety Review Date
April 7, 2017
PHA Update Date
Jan. 14, 2015
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Inhibitor Addition
  • Rupture Disks
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Jan. 17, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 17, 2016
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
April 19, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
April 19, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
June 8, 2012
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
Jan. 23, 2016
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Jan. 23, 2017
Participation Plan Review Date
May 24, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
Fluid Catalytic Cracking, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068074
Safety Review Date
April 7, 2017
PHA Update Date
March 15, 2017
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Scrubbers
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Rupture Disks
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
June 4, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 18, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
April 11, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
April 11, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
June 7, 2012
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
Jan. 18, 2016
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Jan. 31, 2017
Participation Plan Review Date
May 29, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 17, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 22, 2017
Catalytic Reforming Unit, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068075
Safety Review Date
Feb. 7, 2017
PHA Update Date
June 6, 2013
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Inhibitor Addition
  • Rupture Disks
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Jan. 17, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 17, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
March 7, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
March 7, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
June 8, 2012
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
June 6, 2016
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Sept. 6, 2016
Participation Plan Review Date
May 24, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
Hydrotreating Unit 1, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068076
Safety Review Date
Feb. 7, 2017
PHA Update Date
June 6, 2013
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Rupture Disks
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Jan. 17, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 16, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
March 7, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
March 7, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
June 8, 2012
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
June 6, 2016
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Sept. 6, 2016
Participation Plan Review Date
May 24, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
Hydrotreating Unit 2, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068077
Safety Review Date
Dec. 6, 2016
PHA Update Date
Oct. 12, 2015
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
  • FTA
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Rupture Disks
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
March 7, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
April 18, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
April 19, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
April 19, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
Nov. 1, 2015
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
Oct. 6, 2015
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Jan. 31, 2016
Participation Plan Review Date
May 24, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
Hydrotreating Unit 3, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068078
Safety Review Date
March 22, 2017
PHA Update Date
Aug. 3, 2015
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • None
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Rupture Disks
  • Quench System
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
March 10, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 9, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
April 4, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
April 4, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
Oct. 30, 2015
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
Sept. 2, 2013
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2013
Participation Plan Review Date
May 29, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
Alkylation, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068079
Safety Review Date
Oct. 4, 2016
PHA Update Date
May 24, 2017
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Polymerization
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Rupture Disks
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
Feb. 17, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 17, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
April 24, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
April 24, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
June 8, 2012
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
Feb. 15, 2014
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
June 3, 2014
Participation Plan Review Date
May 29, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
Isomerization Unit (Isom), Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068080
Safety Review Date
Jan. 5, 2017
PHA Update Date
Dec. 13, 2016
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
June 4, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 18, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
April 26, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
April 26, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
June 8, 2012
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
July 9, 2015
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Jan. 31, 2016
Participation Plan Review Date
May 24, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
H-Oil Unit, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068081
Safety Review Date
March 20, 2017
PHA Update Date
July 17, 2017
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Inhibitor Addition
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
April 25, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 15, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
April 26, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
April 26, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
April 30, 2017
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
April 20, 2017
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Oct. 30, 2018
Participation Plan Review Date
May 24, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
HDS-1 Low Sulfur Gasoline, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068083
Safety Review Date
Sept. 27, 2016
PHA Update Date
April 26, 2017
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Runaway reaction
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
May 1, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
April 20, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Jan. 10, 2017
Management of Change Review Date
Jan. 10, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
June 7, 2012
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
Dec. 16, 2013
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
April 30, 2014
Participation Plan Review Date
May 24, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017
PRESSURE STORAGE, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000068122
Safety Review Date
June 30, 2016
PHA Update Date
March 4, 2014
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • None
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Rupture Disks
  • Excess Flow Device
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • None
Procedure Review Date
May 17, 2017
Training Review Date
Dec. 22, 2016
Maintenance Review Date
May 23, 2017
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 8, 2017
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Sept. 18, 2015
Management of Change Review Date
Sept. 18, 2015
Pre-startup Review Date
June 8, 2012
Compliance Audit Date
Aug. 19, 2016
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
April 30, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
June 3, 2014
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Aug. 29, 2014
Participation Plan Review Date
May 24, 2017
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Nov. 11, 2016
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
May 29, 2017

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:
July 5, 2017
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(225) 653-2265
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:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

2017 Submittal



BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION



EPA FACIILTY ID: 1000 0000 2230 EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC CONVENT REFINERY (1056334)



CREATED DATE: 5/11/2017

REVISED DATE: 5/11/2017



APPENDIX A EXECUTIVE SUMMARY



The following is the executive summary of the Risk Management Plan (RMP) for EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC, SHELL CONVENT REFINERY, hereinafter referred to as SHELL Convent Refinery (SCR). SCR is located near the intersection of Louisiana Highways 44 and 70 at Union, St. James Parish Louisiana. The refinery is situated along the east bank of the Mississippi River at mile marker 168.

Convent Refinery operates a variety of processes to produce petroleum products (e.g., refinery gas, propane, butane, gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, furnace oil, etc.) from raw crude oil. The refinery has several regulated flammables, such as propane and butane, as well as flammable mixtures.



One of the by-products of petroleum refining is hydrogen sulfide, which is an EPA RMP listed toxic substance. Within the refinery, hydrogen sulfide is converted into elemental sulfur, which is a marketable product. Hydrogen sulfide is not stored in the refinery, and the quantity in any single process does not exceed the EPA RMP threshold quantity. Other substances used in the refinery that appear on the EPA RMP toxic substance list include aqueous ammonia. However, the quantity of this material in a process unit is below the EPA RMP thresholds quantity.



SCR RMP is composed of three elements. These elements are: 1. Identification and Assessment of Hazards, 2. Prevention and Preparedness, and 3. Emergency Response. These three elements are summarized below. This RMP revision is being submitted as required by 40 CFR 68.190 (b) (1), as a five year update.



IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF HAZARDS



The SCR facility was reviewed for the storage or usage of chemicals from the list of covered chemicals. Through the review process, it was determined that SCR has sufficient quantity such
that the processes containing sufficient quantities of listed flammables are to be covered by the regulations.



ACCIDENT PREVENTION AND PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM



The SCR has a long-standing commitment to the safety of workers and the public and protection of the environment. This commitment is expressed in the Company's policy statement: Shell is committed to protecting the health and safety of employees and others in our workplaces and protecting the environment and public wherever we conduct business activities. We are committed to the belief that all occupational injuries and illnesses are preventable and that serious or fatal injuries resulting from our activities are unacceptable. Each employee has a personal and vital responsibility to contribute to safe work performance. Our objective is to continuously improve our Safety, Health and Environmental performance, and in so doing, to be recognized as a leader in our industry. The refinery complies with all safety, health, and environmental laws and regulations and will manage performance in these areas in the same manner as other aspects of our business.



SCR's first objective is prevention of all accidents. Recognizing the possibility of an accident despite prevention efforts, this refinery places high value on preparedness. Safety features are designed into the process units to help control, detect, and minimize the impact of a release. Some of these are:

- Elimination of the risk through engineering design. In all of these cases, the changes have resulted in significant reduction of chemical risk. This risk reduction has greatly minimized the

chance of an accident that could have a public impact, as well as reducing the risk to contractors and support staff, and the environment.

- This site has release detection systems and alarms to warn personnel of potential hazard in a controlled process unit.

- Release mitigation systems, including:

Fire suppression and extinguishing system

Deluge syste
m for specific equipment

Trained emergency response personnel

Personal protective clothing and equipment

Blast resistant buildings to protect control systems and personnel



In accordance with this site's policy, this refinery will:



Assure compliance and continuous improvement using management systems that set targets and report performance.



Devote sufficient resources to ensure outstanding Safety, Health and Environmental performance.



Design, maintain, and operate facilities to minimize environmental impact, and to protect employees, contractors, and the public from injury and illness.



Foster awareness and provide training with the objective of protecting employees, the community, and the environment.



Integrate Safety, Health and Environmental processes into line operations, hold all employees accountable for performance and make this performance a key factor in evaluating and rewarding personnel.



Emphasize Safety, Health and Environmental Performance as a key factor in selecting contractors and require contractors to manage HSE matters in accordance with this policy.



Routinely audit Safety, Health and Environmental performance in all our operations to ensure compliance with laws and company policies.



Respond quickly and effectively to Safety, Health and Environmental incidents involving our facilities,equipment, and products under our control.



Foster constructive dialogue with federal, state, local agencies, and community in analyzing emerging Safety, Health and Environmental concerns. The refinery staff identifies gaps to potential problems and developing cost effective, scientifically-based solutions meeting industrial best practices and standards.



SCR's commitment is demonstrated by the resources invested in accident prevention, such as training of personnel and considering safety in the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of our processes. Furthermore, SCR's commitment is validated through participa
tion in the International Standard Organization (ISO) 1 4001 Environmental Management system.



Administrative and Passive Controls



Controls are listed in the submitted RMP report. In addition to this, SCR through the PHA Process provides a detailed listing of the barriers to prevent and mitigate the consequence of all hazards.



Accidental Release and Prevention Program Elements



The following is a summary of the general accident prevention program in place at Convent Refinery. Because processes at the refinery that are regulated by the EPA RMP regulations are also subject to the OSHA PSM standard, this summary addresses each of the OSHA PSM elements and describes the management system in place to implement the accident prevention program.





Process Safety Information

Convent Refinery maintains a variety of technical documents that are used to help maintain safe operation of the processes. These documents address the hazards of the chemicals in the processes, the technology of the processes, and the equipment used in the processes. Specific departments within the refinery are assigned responsibility for maintaining up-to-date process safety information. Employees and contractors are informed of the location of process safety information that is relevant to their work.



Chemical-specific information, including exposure hazards and emergency response/exposure treatment considerations, is provided in material safety data sheets (MSDSs). MSDSs are readily available through Convent Refinery's computer system.



Convent Refinery also maintains numerous technical documents that provide information about the design and construction of process equipment. This information includes materials of construction, design pressure and temperature rating, electrical area classifications, piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs), etc. This information, in combination with written procedures and trained personnel, provides a basis for establishing inspection and maintenanc
e activities, as well as for evaluating proposed process and facility changes to ensure that safety features in the

processes are not compromised.





Process Hazards Analysis

SCR has a comprehensive program to help ensure that hazards associated with the various processes are identified and controlled. Within this program, each process is systematically examined to identify reasonably foreseeable hazards and ensure that adequate controls are in place to manage these potential hazards.



SCR uses the hazard and operability (HAZOP) analysis technique to perform these evaluations. HAZOP analysis is recognized as one of the most systematic and thorough hazard evaluation techniques. The analyses are conducted using a team of people who have operating experience as well as engineering expertise. This team identifies and evaluates potential hazards of the

process as well as accident prevention and mitigation measures, and makes suggestions for additional prevention and/or mitigation measures when the team believes such measures are necessary.



The PHA team findings are entered into a computer database called Fountain Assurance Management (FAM) system. The findings are assigned to appropriate departments for resolution.



Implementation of mitigation options in response to PHA findings is based on a relative risk ranking assigned by the PHA team. This ranking helps ensure that potential accident scenarios assigned the highest risk receive immediate attention. All approved mitigation options being implemented in response to PHA team findings are tracked until they are complete. The final resolution of each finding is documented and retained.



The PHAs are revalidated on a 5 year cycle or when a significant change is required.





Operating Procedures

SCR maintains written procedures that address various modes of process operations, such as Startup,Normal Operations, Temporary Operations, Emergency Shutdown, Normal Shutdown, and Initial startup of a new process.
These procedures can be used as a reference by experienced operators and provide a basis for consistent training to all operators. These procedures are periodically reviewed for accuracy. The procedures are maintained current and accurate by revising them as necessary to reflect changes made through the management of change process. Operating procedures are readily available to operators and for other personnel to use as necessary to safely perform their job tasks.



Upper and lower operating limits, consequences of deviation, and steps required to correct or avoid deviation for critical parameters, such as pressure, temperature, level, etc., are included in the operating procedures. This can be found in the ESP and UTL variable table.



In addition to Operating Procedures, SCR has long-standing safe work practices in place to help ensure worker and process safety. Examples of these include control of the entry/presence/exit of support personnel, a lockout/tagout procedure to ensure isolation of energy sources for equipment undergoing maintenance, procedure for safe removal of hazardous materials before process piping or equipment is opened, a permit and procedure to control spark-producing activities (I.E. hot work), and a permit and procedure to ensure that adequate precautions are in place before entry into a confined space. These procedures and others along with training of affected personnel form a system to help ensure that operations and maintenance activities are performed safely.





Training

To complement the written procedures for process operations, Convent Refinery has implemented a comprehensive training program for all employees involved in operating a process. New employees receive basic training in refinery operations if they are not already familiar with such operations. After successfully completing this training, a new operator receives on the job training to learn process-specific duties and tasks. After operators demonstrate (e.g., through
tests, skills demonstration) having adequate knowledge to perform the duties and tasks in a safe manner on their own, they can work independently.



Skills are maintained through refresher training. The operating procedures are grouped into modules,and each operator is expected to review the assigned modules and pass the prescribed tests over a period of three years. Thus, refresher training is a continuing effort. Operator training is documented for each operator, including the means used to verify that the operator understood the training.





Mechanical Integrity

Convent Refinery has well-established practices and procedures to maintain pressure vessels, piping systems, relief systems, controls, pumps and compressors, and emergency shutdown systems in a safe operating condition. The basic aspects of this program include: Conducting Training, Developing Written Procedures, Performing inspections and tests, Correcting Identified Deficiencies, and Applying Quality Assurance Measures. In combination, these activities form a system that maintains the mechanical integrity of the process equipment.



Maintenance personnel receive training on an overview of the process, safety and health hazards, applicable maintenance procedures, emergency response plans, and applicable safe work practices to help ensure that they can perform their job in a safe manner. Applicable written procedures help ensure that work is performed in a consistent manner and provide a basis for training. Inspections and tests are performed to help ensure that equipment functions as intended, and to verify that equipment is within acceptable limits (e.g., adequate wall thickness for pressure vessels). If a deficiency is identified, employees will correct the deficiency before placing the equipment back into service (if possible), unless special approval is given to use the equipment, after it is determined what actions are necessary to ensure the safe operation of the equipment.



Another integra
l part of the mechanical integrity program is quality assurance. Convent Refinery incorporates quality assurance measures into equipment purchases and repairs. This helps ensure that new equipment is suitable for its intended use and that proper materials and spare parts are used when repairs are made.





Management of Change

SCR has a comprehensive system to manage changes to processes. This system requires that changes to items such as process equipment, chemicals, technology, (including process operation conditions), procedures, and other facility changes be properly reviewed and authorized before being implemented. A risk assessment is performed on all changes.



Changes are reviewed to ensure that adequate controls are in place to manage any new hazards and to verify that existing controls have not been compromised by the change. Affected chemical hazard information (Material Safety Data Sheets), process operating limits, equipment information, as well as procedures are updated. Training awareness is required prior to startup of the equipment by Operations.





Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR)

SCR conducts a PSSR for any new facility or facility modification that requires a significant change in the Process Safety Information (PSI). The purpose of the PSSR is to ensure that safety features, procedures, personnel, and the equipment are appropriately prepared for startup prior to placing the equipment into service. This review provides an additional check to make sure construction is in accordance with the design specifications and that all supporting systems are operationally ready. The PSSR review team uses checklists to verify all aspects of readiness. A PSSR involves a field verification of the construction and serves a quality assurance function by requiring verification that accident prevention program requirements are properly implemented.





Compliance Audit

Audits ensure that the accident prevention program is functioning properly. Audits are p
eriodically conducted to determine whether the procedures and practices required by the accident prevention program are being implemented. Compliance audits are conducted at least every 3 years. The audit team develops findings that are forwarded to SCR management for resolution. Corrective actions taken in response to the audit team's findings are tracked until they are complete. The final resolution of each finding is documented in a computer database, and the two most recent audit reports are retained.





Incident Investigation

SCR promptly investigates all incidents that resulted in, or reasonably could have resulted in, a fire/explosion, toxic gas release, major property damage, environmental loss, or personal injury. The goal of each investigation is to determine the facts and develop corrective actions to prevent a recurrence of the incident or a similar incident. The investigation team documents its findings,develops recommendations to prevent a recurrence, and enters the information into a computer database for tracking. Each recommendation is promptly assigned to an appropriate department for resolution. The final resolution of each finding or recommendation is documented in the database,available for review by all employees and contractors who could be affected by the findings. Incident investigation reports are retained for at least 5 years so that the reports can be reviewed during

future PHAs and PHA revalidations.





Employee Participation

SRC encourages employees to participate in all facets of process safety management and accident prevention. Examples of employee participation range from updating and compiling technical documents and chemical information to participating as a member of a process hazard analysis (PHA) team or incident investigation team. Employees have access to all information created as part of the refinery accident prevention program. Specific ways that employees can be involved in the accident prevention program are docu
mented in the employee participation plan, entitled Standing Instruction 5.19 - Employee Participation, that is maintained at the refinery.





Hot Work Procedure (SI 4.1 Permit To Work System)

SCR utilizes a comprehensive permit to work system to safely manage all work performed at the facility. An approved hot work permit is required if a source of ignition may be created on the refinery property. Sources of ignition include welding, burning, portable internal combustion engines, electrical power tools, drilling, etc., and any other work or operations which by its nature may produce flame, spark or sufficient heat to ignite flammable vapors. In addition to hot work, the work permit system also includes requirements for entry into confined spaces, as well as requirements for other than hot work. The existing work permit system serves as a framework for all other safe work practices.





Contractor Safety

SCR uses contractors for routine maintenance activities, maintenance during shutdown periods, and for construction activities. Contractors are also used for less safety sensitive work, such as security, janitorial, ground maintenance, engineering, clerical, etc.



Contractors performing the more safety sensitive work dealing with direct maintenance and construction activities are subjected to more stringent safety requirements to assure that they perform their work in a safe manner, have the appropriate knowledge and skills, are aware of the hazards of the workplace, understand what they should do in the event of an emergency, understand and follow site safety rules, and inform refinery personnel of any hazards that they find during their work. This is accomplished by evaluating the safety programs and performance of prospective contractors, basic safety training of contract employees by approved outside agencies, site specific orientation training of contract employees, pre-work conference with contractor supervision, providing contractors with process overv
iew information, and monitoring contractor performance to ensure that contractors are fulfilling their safety obligations.







Chemical Specific Prevention

The processes at SCR have hazards that must be managed to ensure continued safe operation.



The accident prevention program summarized previously is applied to all Program 3 EPA RMP covered processes. Collectively, these prevention program activities help prevent potential accident scenarios that could be caused by equipment failures and human errors.



In addition to the accident prevention program activities, SCR has safety features in the process area to quickly detect a release, contain/control a release, and reduce the consequences of (mitigate) a release. The following types of safety features are used in various processes:



Release Detection

? Hydrocarbon detectors with alarms.

? Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) detectors with alarms.

? Process units manned around the clock.

? Hydrocarbon Infrared Camera's.



Release Containment/Control

? Process relief valves that discharge to a flare to capture and incinerate episodic releases.

? Remotely activated valves that discharge to a closed flare system for emergency de-pressuring.

? Manual and remotely operated emergency shutdown valves to permit isolation of the process.

? Hardwire alarms for specific process parameters (e.g. high/low level, high temperature, etc.).

? Automated emergency shutdown systems for specific process parameters (e.g. high/low level, high temperature, etc.).

? Distributed control system throughout the facility.

? Computer control of specific process parameters for maximizing process stability.

? Curbing or diking to contain liquid releases.

? Grade paved and sloped to a segregated sewer system designed to collect spills.

? Redundant equipment and instrumentation (e.g. redundant transmitters, uninterruptible power supply for process control system, spare process pumps, etc.).



Release Mitigation

? Firewater system, suppl
ied by multiple fire water pumps, with hydrants and monitors throughout the facility.

? Fire extinguishers located throughout the facility.

? Deluge Water spray systems installed on specific pieces of equipment.

? Portable firefighting equipment (e.g. pumper trucks, foam trailers, water cannons, etc.).

? Trained emergency response personnel.

? Personal protective equipment (e.g. protective clothing, self-contained breathing apparatus, etc.).

? Cascade breathing air system installed in main control rooms for board operators to safely shut down the processes before evacuating.







Five Year Accident History

SCR has had one flammable/toxic release that met the threshold quantity in the past 5 years. This incident was a result of equipment failure of valve packing.



Every incident is very carefully investigated to determine ways to prevent similar incidents from occurring.





Emergency Response Program

SCR maintains a written emergency response program, which is in place to protect worker and public safety as well as the environment. The program consists of procedures for responding to a

release of a regulated substance, including the possibility of a fire or explosion if a flammable substance is accidentally released. The procedures address all aspects of emergency response,

including reporting of an emergency, emergency response, first-aid and medical treatment for exposures, evacuation plans, accounting for personnel, notification of local emergency response,

and post-incident cleanup and decontamination requirements. In addition, SCR has procedures that address maintenance, inspection, and testing of emergency response equipment, as well as

instructions that address the use of emergency response equipment. Employees receive training in these procedures as necessary to perform their specific emergency response duties. The emergency response program is updated when necessary based on modifications made to refinery processes or other refinery facilit
ies. This site has a third party emergency response team (IES) that provides around-the-clock service in the event of an on-site emergency.



The overall emergency response program for Convent Refinery is coordinated with the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) of St. James Parish. This coordination includes periodic meetings

of the committee, which includes local emergency response officials, local government officials, and industry representatives. Convent Refinery has around-the-clock communications capability with appropriate LEPC officials, who have direct communications with local police and fire departments. Saint James Parish maintains a system of emergency sirens located throughout the parish, and the Parish has provided residents with instructions as to what to do in the event of an emergency. This provides a means of notifying the public of an incident, if necessary, as well as facilitating quick response to an incident. In addition to periodic LEPC meetings, Convent Refinery conducts periodic emergency drills that involve the LEPC and plant, as well as local emergency response organizations.





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