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Chevron Pascagoula Refinery

Parent Companies:
Chevron Corporation
EPA Facility ID:
100000086989
Other ID:
39567CHVRNPOBOX
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
1382555

Location:

Address:
Industrial Highway 611 South
Pascagoula, MS 39581
County:
JACKSON
Lat / Long:
30.344, -88.494 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Photo
Description:
Plant Entrance (General)
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Chevron Pascagoula Refinery
Phone:
(228) 938-4600
Address:
Industrial Highway 611 South
Pascagoula, MS 39581
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Kathy Boyers
Title:
OE/PSM Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
Refinery Shift Leader
Title:
Refinery Shift Leader
Phone:
(228) 938-4600
24-hour phone:
(228) 938-4600
Ext or PIN:
4600

Other contacts:

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

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Jackson County LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
2,634
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
Yes
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
Yes
CAA Permit ID#:
1280-00058
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Sept. 8, 2014
Inspecting Agency:
EPA
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Plt 20 LER
RMP ID:
1000060008
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
470,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
RDU 2 Plant 63
RMP ID:
1000060009
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
60,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
HDS2 (165) & CCR (79 &80)
RMP ID:
1000060010
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
510,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Sour Gas Rec Plant 59
RMP ID:
1000060011
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
28,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
GRU Plant 66
RMP ID:
1000060012
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
360,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Treaters 2 Plant 68
RMP ID:
1000060013
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
110,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
AFP Plants 70 and 71
RMP ID:
1000060014
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
56,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Coker Plant 83
RMP ID:
1000060015
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
490,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Coker HDN Plant 85
RMP ID:
1000060016
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
130,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Alkyl 2 Plant 87
RMP ID:
1000060017
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
2,100,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Blending Tankfield
RMP ID:
1000060018
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
60,000,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Shipping Product Wharf
RMP ID:
1000060019
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
17,000,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Waste Water Plant 95
RMP ID:
1000060020
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Ammonia (anhydrous)
7664-41-7
800,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Olefin Splitter (Plt 10)
RMP ID:
1000060021
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
200,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Plts 012 HDN & 013 Iso1
RMP ID:
1000060022
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
80,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Plts 0115 HDS1&15 Rhen 1
RMP ID:
1000060023
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
38,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Plt 016 FCC
RMP ID:
1000060024
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
910,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Plt 017 Alkyl 1
RMP ID:
1000060025
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
1,200,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Plt 40 LER 2
RMP ID:
1000060026
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
430,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Plt 122 IsoOctene
RMP ID:
1000060027
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
360,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Crude 1 Plant 11
RMP ID:
1000060028
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
230,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Aromax Plant 24
RMP ID:
1000060029
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petrochemical Manufacturing (32511)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
90,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Ethylbenzene Plant 29
RMP ID:
1000060030
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petrochemical Manufacturing (32511)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
38,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Crude 2 Plant 61
RMP ID:
1000060031
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
260,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Isomax 2 Plant 62
RMP ID:
1000060032
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
380,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
RDS (Plt 81)
RMP ID:
1000060033
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
24,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
IDW (Plt 82)
RMP ID:
1000060034
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
27,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
ParaXylene Plant
RMP ID:
1000060035
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
93,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Dec. 17, 2014
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
Change in program level of covered process (40 CFR 68.190(b)(7))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000048040

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: 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 Waste Water Plant 95)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Release duration (mins):
10.00
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.5
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Rural
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps

3. Toxics: 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 Waste Water Plant 95)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Wind speed (meters per sec):
3.00
Stability class:
D
Topography:
Rural
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Active mitigation
considered:
  • Deluge systems
  • Flares
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Water curtain
  • Neutralization
  • Excess flow valve
  • Scrubbers
  • Emergency shutdown

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 Plt 20 LER)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in RDU 2 Plant 63)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in HDS2 (165) & CCR (79 &80))
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Sour Gas Rec Plant 59)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in GRU Plant 66)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Treaters 2 Plant 68)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in AFP Plants 70 and 71)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Coker Plant 83)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Coker HDN Plant 85)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Alkyl 2 Plant 87)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Blending Tankfield)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Shipping Product Wharf)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Olefin Splitter (Plt 10))
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Plts 012 HDN & 013 Iso1)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Plts 0115 HDS1&15 Rhen 1)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Plt 016 FCC)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Plt 017 Alkyl 1)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Plt 40 LER 2)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Plt 122 IsoOctene)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Crude 1 Plant 11)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Aromax Plant 24)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Ethylbenzene Plant 29)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Crude 2 Plant 61)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Isomax 2 Plant 62)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in RDS (Plt 81))
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in IDW (Plt 82))
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in ParaXylene Plant)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
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 Shipping Product Wharf)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Fire wall
  • Blast walls
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve

6. Five-year accident history

Nov. 15, 2013 at 01:30
ID:
1000036939
NAICS:
Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Duration:
30 minutes
Chemicals involved:
  • Flammable Mixture
Release events:
Fire
Explosion
Weather conditions at time of event
Wind speed:
6.0 miles/h E
Temperature:
60.00 ℉
Atmospheric stability:
D
Precipitation present:
No
Unknown weather conditions:
No
On-site impacts
Deaths of employees or contractors:
1
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:
$25000000
Known off-site impacts
Deaths:
0
Hospitalizations:
0
Medicals treatments:
0
Evacuated:
0
Sheltered-in-place:
0
Property damage:
$0
Environmental damage:
Initiating event:
Human Error
Contributing factors:
  • Human error
  • Improper procedure
Off-site responders notified:
Notified Only
Changes introduced as a result of the accident:
  • Revised training
  • Revised operating procedures
  • New process controls

7. Prevention: Program level 3

Blending Tankfield, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000049999
Safety Review Date
April 3, 2014
PHA Update Date
May 20, 2011
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • None
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Scrubbers
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
Procedure Review Date
Dec. 8, 2014
Training Review Date
Nov. 12, 2014
Maintenance Review Date
Sept. 22, 2014
Maintenance Inspection Date
Dec. 2, 2014
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Nov. 19, 2014
Management of Change Review Date
April 1, 2014
Pre-startup Review Date
Oct. 21, 2014
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 16, 2012
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Jan. 30, 2015
Incident Investigation Date
Nov. 8, 2014
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Nov. 18, 2014
Participation Plan Review Date
March 1, 2012
Hot Work Review Date
Dec. 16, 2014
Contractor Safety Review Date
Feb. 11, 2014
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Dec. 4, 2014
Shipping Product Wharf, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000050000
Safety Review Date
April 3, 2014
PHA Update Date
Nov. 19, 2014
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
Procedure Review Date
Dec. 8, 2014
Training Review Date
Nov. 12, 2014
Maintenance Review Date
Sept. 22, 2014
Maintenance Inspection Date
Dec. 1, 2014
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Oct. 7, 2014
Management of Change Review Date
April 1, 2014
Pre-startup Review Date
Dec. 10, 2014
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 16, 2012
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Jan. 30, 2015
Incident Investigation Date
Nov. 29, 2014
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
April 10, 2015
Participation Plan Review Date
March 1, 2012
Hot Work Review Date
Dec. 16, 2014
Contractor Safety Review Date
Feb. 11, 2014
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Dec. 4, 2014
Waste Water Plant 95, Petroleum Refineries (32411)
Prevention Program ID:
1000050001
Safety Review Date
April 3, 2014
PHA Update Date
Aug. 26, 2013
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic release
  • Fire
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Overfilling
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
Procedure Review Date
Aug. 25, 2014
Training Review Date
Nov. 12, 2014
Maintenance Review Date
July 8, 2014
Maintenance Inspection Date
Nov. 28, 2014
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Dec. 3, 2014
Management of Change Review Date
April 1, 2014
Pre-startup Review Date
Nov. 1, 2014
Compliance Audit Date
Nov. 16, 2012
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Jan. 30, 2015
Incident Investigation Date
March 20, 2014
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
April 13, 2014
Participation Plan Review Date
March 1, 2012
Hot Work Review Date
Dec. 16, 2014
Contractor Safety Review Date
Feb. 11, 2014
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Dec. 4, 2014

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:
Dec. 16, 2014
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(228) 769-3111
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

Chevron Pascagoula Refinery Risk Management Plan

Executive Summary

December 2014



ACCIDENTAL RELEASE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE POLICIES



Protecting people is not just the way we do business; it is part of our values -- who we are as individuals and collectively as a company. Our goal is zero incidents ... always. We strive to achieve incident free operations and ensure that everyone - contractor and Chevron employee alike - returns home safely each day. Operational Excellence (OE) is utilized as a systematic management of safety, health, environment, reliability and efficiency to achieve world-class performance and includes the following three components.

1. Leadership accountability

2. Management system process

3. OE expectations

The Refinery Operational Excellence Vision and Objectives includes the following guidelines for all employees;



? Operate in a safe and environmentally sound manner.

? Utilize safe work practices and maintain a healthy workplace.

? Identify and mitigate environmental and process safety risks.

? Operate with world-class reliability.

? Use resources efficiently.

? Adhere to the Tenets of Operation.

? Comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

? Actively use Stop Work Authority.

? Report and incidents or unsafe conditions.

? Have open communication and partnership with our community and continuously work to maintain their trust.



Additionally, employees understand that work is never so urgent or important that we cannot take time to do it safely and correctly. Two guiding principles at this Refinery are; "Do it safely or not at all" and "There is always time to do it right."



DESCRIPTION OF SOURCE AND REGULATED SUBSTANCES HANDLED



The Chevron Pascagoula Refinery is located in Pascagoula, MS. The Refinery receives crude oil by tanker and pipeline for processing into various products. The process by which crude oil is manufactured into various saleable products such as gasoline and propane is known
as refining. Petroleum refining involves the separation of crude oil into several components using distillation methods. Heavier hydrocarbon compounds are further processed by cracking and subsequent combining or rearranging. Many of the refining processes include the formation, combining, or rearranging of regulated flammable substances. Regulated flammable substances are present at the Refinery as flammable mixtures. Primary components of the mixtures are propane, butane, pentane and propylene. Secondary components of the mixtures can include: hydrogen, methane, ethane, ethylene, butene, isobutane, isobutene, 2-butene-cis, 2-butene-trans, 1,3-butadiene, 2-pentene (E) 2-pentene(Z) and isopentane.



The only RMP regulated toxic substance that the refinery has above threshold quantities is anhydrous ammonia. Nitrogen compounds contained in crude feeds are converted to anhydrous ammonia in the crude refining process and the anhydrous ammonia is then recovered and sold as a product.



GENERAL ACCIDENTAL RELEASE PREVENTION PROGRAM STEPS



This section is a summary of the general accident prevention program in place at the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery. Because processes at the Refinery that are regulated by the EPA RMP (Risk Management Process) regulation are also subject to the OSHA PSM (Process Safety Management) standard, this summary addresses each of the OSHA PSM elements and describes the management system in place to implement the accident prevention program. The objective of the PSM system is to reduce the consequences of and potential for accidents in the Refinery. Accidents could include fires, explosions, toxic gas releases, spills, product quality problems, etc.



Employee Participation

The Refinery encourages participation in Process Safety Management through training and the development of cross-functional teams to perform process hazards analyses. Every organizational meeting is started with a short safety/health discussion. Safety topic pres
entations are included as part of meeting agendas and responsibility for these presentations is rotated among employees to give everyone a chance to participate. A culture is established where employees feel comfortable engaging with Management to address safety concerns or improvements to a process.



LPS

The Loss Prevention System (LPS) is a proven behavior-based system designed to help prevent and resolve unplanned losses - whether safety or business-related - across the Refinery. Consistent usage of LPS tools and techniques strengthens our culture of injury and incident free operations. LPS offers a new approach to reducing and eliminating costly losses and incidents by focusing on behavior-based tools and management techniques. By using LPS, employees and contractors are able to identify the risks or potential causes of an injury or incident before it occurs and then implement the proper changes or improvements so that the task can be performed safely and efficiently. The reporting process for loss investigations, near loss investigations and observations is done through a database.

Safety Audits

Periodically the Refinery is subject to company internal audits. These audits include Fire Loss Prevention surveys, Corporate OE Safety, Fire, Health, and Reliability Reviews and Process Safety Management Audit. These audits/surveys insure that the facility is in compliance with recommended practices, policies, and government laws and regulations. Internal audits are performed on a regular frequency involving management and first line supervision with specific emphasis on high risk safe work practices such as confined space, hot work, work at heights, electrical and isolation of hazardous energy.



We were audited by OSHA under the Federal PSM National Enforcement Program in January 2009. There were no Serious, Willful or Repeat PSM citations resulting from the comprehensive audit. The team consisted of 10 OSHA employees on site for eight weeks. They reque
sted over a hundred and fifty documents and conducted many employee interviews. OSHA told our management that our facility was far ahead of other facilities that they had inspected and they were very complementary on the safety culture and philosophy of our employees and contractors.



We were also audited by the EPA in September 2014. The team consisted of 10 OSHA employees on site for four days. The EPA requested approximately five hundred documents for review and conducted many employee interviews. At the time of this writing, we have not received the results from the EPA concerning this audit.



Safety Meetings

Safety meetings are held on a routine basis throughout the Refinery and involve all employees as participants and/or presenters. All meetings start with a formal or informal safety minute. We also utilize Safety meetings as needed to communicate or empha specific information. Management conducts monthly Loss Prevention stewardship meetings with employees to review the previous month's activities and lessons learned as a check on the health of the process.



Process Safety Information

Process Safety Information is reviewed prior to the start of a Process Hazard Analysis study of a plant. Process Safety Information is updated using the Management of Change (MOC) process. Process Safety Information includes but is not limited to safety instruction sheets, operating procedures, piping and instrumentation drawings, loop drawings and material safety data sheets. Most of this information is available electronically for easy access. Its purpose is to train and inform employees of the hazards, safety precautions, and design related limits for the units.



Operating Procedures

We maintain operating manuals for each unit that are designed to serve as the single reference source for the unit. It includes a process discussion, equipment discussion, and other sections needed to supplement operator training. The manual includes detailed discussions of
normal operation and of startup, shutdown and emergency procedures. In this way, it serves as an operating standard. The manual also includes technical information for the process unit.



Written operating procedures are a part of each unit's operating manual. They address operational processes including start-up, normal operations, specific tasks, emergency procedures, emergency or planned shutdown, and the initial start-up of a new plant or after a planned maintenance shutdown. These procedures are posted electronically and are periodically reviewed and revised.





Process Hazard Analysis

The Chevron Refinery 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 hazards and ensure that adequate controls are in place to manage these hazards.



The primary technique used to perform these evaluations is the Hazard and Operability Study. A PHA study is a systematic review of existing or proposed new equipment Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) or significant modifications to existing P&IDs for possible deviations from the normal design intent.



The employer must use one or more of the following PHA methods, as appropriate, to determine and evaluate the hazards of the process being analyzed:

-What if

-What If/Checklist

-Hazard and Operability study (HAZOP)

-Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)

-Fault tree analysis or

-An appropriate equivalent methodology.



A PHA is conducted by a team of people with expertise in engineering and process operations. The team identifies and evaluates 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. A final list of action items is reviewed with the Refinery Management Team and after concurrence, is distributed
for follow-up. This action item list is tracked to ensure that all follow-up items are completed in a timely manner. Completed items are documented, and a copy of this document is placed in the PHA study manual. PHAs are revalidated at least every five years. The revalidation includes a review of the changes (design, regulatory, etc.) that have taken place in the process since the last PHA and includes suggestions for additional prevention and/or mitigation measures as with the initial PHA.



Training

Through its Learning & Development organization, the Refinery offers a wealth of educational programs to its front-line and supervisory workforce. Training programs, which are developed locally and through Chevron corporate organizations, include formal on-boarding, job-specific training, compliance training, professional skills training, and leadership development. Learning & Development maintains detailed records of all completed training through the Chevron Learning Management System and locally managed training records.



Of note are the comprehensive operations and mechanic training programs that are provided to the O&M workforce. These programs encompass multi-year progression paths over which time the new hire trainee ultimately achieves fully qualified status as an operator or mechanic. These programs employ a building-block approach to learning in order to ensure the Refinery is provided with a well qualified workforce. In this culture, the individuals' learning does not end with the successful conclusion of the fully-qualified program but continues throughout their career with ongoing skill enhancement training and periodic refresher training. Specific program objectives include:



? Providing a well qualified workforce to the business units and craft teams of the Refinery.

? Providing the workforce with the tools and information necessary to adequately maintain and enhance their workplace skill and expertise.

? Providing a standardized, qua
lity-based, and efficient method of developing the technical skills of the Refinery's operations and maintenance workforce.

? Establishing formalized methods for verifying and documenting completion of training by operations and maintenance personnel.

? Maximizing the use of available resources while simultaneously minimizing the impact of these training programs on the business units and craft teams.



Contractors

The Chevron Refinery uses contract personnel to supplement maintenance work and also during planned shutdowns and construction activities. Contractors are managed through a Global standardized process referred to as Contractor Health Environment and Safety Management (CHESM). CHESM is a process designed to:

? Reduce the risk of contractor incidents, accidents, injuries and occupational illnesses

? Reduce the risk of environmental liabilities incurred through contractor (third-party) activities

? Reduce the risk of financial liabilities incurred through contractor (third-party) activities

The CHESM process focuses on improving Contractor performance through leadership accountability, planning, HES engagement and HES processes such as qualification and selection, pre-job and work in progress reviews.

Contractors are hired based on their past safety performance, safety attitude, present programs and practices, and most importantly their projected capability to achieve an acceptable safety performance and compliance with applicable environmental and safety regulations.



All contractors are required to attend a Contractor Safety Orientation Program [Incident and Injury Free training (IIF)] before being allowed to work within the Refinery. Training consists of the Refinery safety policy and rules, the emergency response plan, the drug and alcohol policy, process hazards and alarms and an overview of environmental requirements. All Contractors receive a modified introduction to LPS during IIF training which focuses on the basic tools and prem
ise of LPS whereas all primary maintenance contractors (PMC) receive the detailed version of LPS training.



Safety audits of contract personnel are conducted either independently by the contractor or jointly with a Chevron representative to ensure that safety standards are being met.



All contractors are required to attend a Pre-Shutdown Kickoff meeting. In this meeting, the importance of an IIF culture is discussed and contractors are asked for their safety viewpoints. We also discuss the three elements of a good shutdown: safety, quality, and schedule. Emphasis is placed on Safety first and schedule last. At times Contractors may also present their own safety presentations at this meeting.



The Refinery also has a Contractor Safety Team which consists of various contractors partnering with each other and Chevron to develop an incident and injury free culture through performing weekly field audits/observations and promoting new safety initiatives and programs.



Pre-startup Safety Reviews (PSSRs)

The Process Safety Management (PSM) regulation mandates that a pre-startup safety review must be conducted on new facilities and modified facilities when the modification is significant enough to require a change in the process safety information.



The purpose of the pre-startup safety review (PSSR) is to insure that prior to startup, refinery equipment is reviewed to determine whether it is safe to operate, and meets all applicable requirements of Company standards, good engineering practices, industry codes and practices, and local, State, and Federal codes and statutes. The PSSR consists of several independent reviews which include a Design, Construction and Standard Review, Safety in Design Review, Plant Protection Review, an Environmental review, an Operational Readiness Review, and a Process Hazard Analysis (for new construction).



Mechanical Integrity

Mechanical Integrity includes all activities required to ensure proper design, constructio
n, and ongoing integrity and reliability of equipment in order to prevent or minimize incidents for the life of the equipment. The Refinery has several written programs in place that detail well-established practices and procedures for the inspection, testing, monitoring, and maintenance of process equipment, tankage and utilities, and instrumentation and safety systems. Training is routinely conducted on these practices and procedures are periodically reviewed and updated. The Refinery also has a Rotating Equipment Reliability (RER) team that is responsible for identifying machinery-related problems and promoting solutions concerning critical machinery. Members of the RER department are consulted whenever buying new machinery or when a machine design change is being considered.



Mechanical Integrity programs are outlined in the Owner-User Manual and RI-503 and are audited by the State Jurisdiction on a three year frequency.



Safe Work Practices

The Chevron Refinery has safe work practices in place to identify, assess and eliminate or mitigate risks associated with high risk work to ensure worker and process safety. Examples of these include but are not limited to:

1) the control of the entry, presence, and exit of personnel into confined spaces or other hazardous work areas,

2) a lockout/tagout procedure to ensure isolation of hazardous energy sources for equipment undergoing maintenance,

3) procedures for the safe removal of substances that may be hazardous before equipment is opened for inspection and/or maintenance,

4) a permit procedure to control activities that may be a source of ignition (i.e. hot work), and

5) the controlled entry of personnel into plant areas.



The Refinery safe work practices along with training of personnel involved with these types of work form a system that aids in making sure that operations and maintenance activities are performed safely.



Management of Change (MOC)

The purpose of MOC is 1) to anticipa
te incidents that could be created by a change, as well as health and safety issues, and 2) to design the change in a way that reduces the likelihood of incidents. Management of Change applies to all changes to Refinery equipment, processes, feeds, chemicals, procedures or technology.



The MOC process involves a review of equipment design, construction, and siting, fire protection, and electrical classification as applicable, as well as a review of all associated documents and manuals for proper update of the change. The change passes through several phases of review with an emphasis placed on the type of change and the impact of that change. The MOC requests are tracked, and once all the required reviews are completed the MOC is given an "authorization to implement change" approval. A copy of the signed MOC documentation form accompanies all copies of the work request for Operator and Mechanic review. Completed MOC documentation is retained for a minimum of five years. Training about the change is provided to affected personnel.



Incident Investigation

The Process Safety Management (PSM) regulation mandates that an incident investigation must be conducted for every incident that resulted in or could have resulted in a release or fire in the workplace. Since we are committed to preventing incidents and thereby protecting employees and our surrounding community we actually investigate more incidents than are required under the OSHA PSM law. We do this in an effort to understand and stop smaller problems from becoming larger problems which might lead to an incident.



All major incidents are investigated using an industry accepted process such as TapRooT® or Why Tree. This investigation process helps identify the primary root cause(s) and may include interviewing involved personnel, as well as reviewing process and equipment data, applicable procedures, operating conditions and training records. The intent of an investigation is to learn why the in
cident happened and prevent a recurrence of it or similar incidents. Incidents and recommendations are tracked to completion in the LPS database.



Compliance Audits

The Refinery Process Safety Management program is audited periodically to ensure that procedures and practices required by the accident prevention program are being implemented. Compliance audits are conducted at least every three years with an audit team comprised of management and operations personnel. The audit team develops findings that are forwarded to Refinery 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, and the two most recent audit reports are kept on file in the Process Safety Management Team Lead office.



CHEMICAL-SPECIFIC PREVENTION STEPS



Refinery processes have hazards associated with them that must be managed to ensure continued safe operation. The Process Safety Management program that has been discussed in this document applies to all processes at the Refinery. The program activities as a whole reduce the likelihood of accident scenarios that could be due to equipment failure and/or human error.



The Refinery also has safety features within the process units that are designed to quickly detect, contain, control, and reduce the consequences of the release. The following is a listing of various safety measures used in Refinery processes:



Release Detection:

? Low/High Pressure Alarms.

? Low/High Level Alarms.

? Detection Alarms.



Release Containment/Control:

? Process relief valves that are designed to relieve to the flare system for incineration.

? Automatic shutdown systems.

? Diked or berms to contain liquid releases.

? Spill containment equipment - absorbent pads and boom.

? Redundant equipment and instrumentation (continuous power supply for control systems, backup pumps, atmospheric relief devices, etc.)



Re
lease Mitigation:

? Fire Suppression and extinguishing systems.

? Deluge System for specific equipment.

? Emergency Response Team (ERT).

? Personal protective equipment.

? Blast-resistant control building(s) to help protect control systems and personnel.









FIVE YEAR ACCIDENT HISTORY



Over the past five years there has been one accident involving an RMP regulated substance release that meets the accident reporting criteria. Details for this November 2013 fire are in Section 6 as required. This fire is an RMP incident due to the onsite fatality, and fire damage to the physical plant equipment. However there were no offsite impacts that would make this plant ineligible to remain a Process 1 Plant. Progress towards completion of corrective actions from this investigation are tracked in the Refinery's incident database and reviewed monthly.







EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAM INFORMATION



The Refinery maintains a written emergency response plan that describes procedures to protect worker safety and the environment. The plan 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 released accidentally. The plan includes procedures and information on all aspects of emergency response, including the incident command system (which is the organizational structure used during emergency response), fire fighting equipment and procedures, internal and external assistance and equipment resources, first aid and medical attention procedures, evacuation plans, and notification procedures for government agencies and community officials in the event of an offsite or reportable release. There are also procedures in place for the testing and maintenance of emergency response equipment and procedures for equipment operation.



The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is highly trained and skilled. Team members have monthly training meetings and routinely attend offsite tra
ining for rescue skills, Hazmat response, fire fighting, foam application etc. Hypothetical drills are also conducted on a regular basis. These drills create and sustain a high degree of accident response awareness by creating "what if" situations which stimulate thinking and improve readiness of personnel to cope with a variety of emergency situations. Hypothetical drills include plant drills and formal drills. During a plant drill different operating situations that may be a potential fire problem are presented and the group goes through the motion of putting out the fire. Other personnel in the Refinery may be asked to participate depending on the degree of the drill and apparatus required. Formal drills are scheduled at least biannually and are on a larger scale. These drills include an outside Ambulance Service and participants treat this hypothetical drill situation as if it is a real fire and respond. Public Officials from the Local Fire Department, Navy base and Singing River Hospital have been invited to participate or critique the drills.



The Refinery's fire-fighting equipment is highly capable. Our inventory is supported by a 100 ft aerial platform (3000 gpm) truck, one 2000 gpm foam pumper truck , one 3500 gpm foam pumper truck, hazmat trailer, High Angle rescue truck, and a Medical Transport Vehicle. Additionally, we have a 3000 gpm portable pump and 4-6000 gpm portable pumps with 3 (1000 x 6000 gpm) large flow portable nozzles to supplement the trucks. We also keep approximately 25,000 gallons of mobile fire fighting foam readily available. The Fire Water Project has upgraded the system to provide the delivery capability of 24,000 gpm for the duration of six (6) hours.

The overall emergency response program for the Chevron Refinery is coordinated with the Jackson County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). This coordination includes periodic meetings of the committee, which has members from the local emergency response community, local
government officials, and industry representatives. The Refinery has around-the-clock communications capability with appropriate LEPC officials. This provides a means of notifying the public of an incident, if necessary, as well as facilitating quick response to an incident.







PLANNED CHANGES TO IMPROVE SAFETY



We strive daily to improve not only the safety culture and behavior of our employees and contractors but also the reliability, design and control of our process equipment. The following is a brief description of some recent improvements or upgrades at our facility as well as some planned future projects which will improve safety.



Recent Projects already completed;

? Constructed a new blast-resistant control room building for Cracking 2 and Aromax process area that is consistent with API-752 specifications.

? Updated control room building for Cracking 1, RDS/Coker, Crude/Aromatics and Sulfur process area that is consistent with API-752 specifications.

? Converted from chlorine to bleach as a cooling tower disinfectant.

? Construction of an additional access/egress road for the Refinery.

? Replacement of three old 13.2kV substations with modern fault tolerant configuration.

? Upgraded the firewater system with the addition of 8 new NFPA fire water boosters. Four of these are in place and working, four are still in progress.

? Securing our perimeter by the addition of perimeter fencing and design upgrades for refinery gates, guard house facilities, and lighting.

? Quantitative Risk Screening analysis for the anhydrous ammonia storage system.

? The BWON (Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP) project to upgrade the existing B&S tank farm Water Draw system, Tank Sampling system and Oily Water Sewer system to ensure compliance with the current BWON environmental requirements. In progress at this time.

? Upgrade Wharf Drainage and Sump System.







Continuing and future projects planned for 2014, 2015 and 2016;

? Upgrade our Coker drilling by uti
lizing new hydraulic technology and the installation of new drilling shelters for the drilling operators. Have completed one of three modules.

? Ongoing upgrade of the firewater system. Currently have 4 new NFPA fire water boosters with in place and working, with four still in progress.

? Relief study to evaluate relief vessels and equipment such as, pressure relief devices, piping, drums, pumps, and flares against Chevron Engineering specifications for Flare/Relief Systems. Pro/II simulations of current plant operation will be conducted as well as applicable relief scenarios, review of initial relief calculations, risk ranking, and development of mitigation plans as needed.

? Quantitative Risk Screening analysis for the Chevron Pascagoula refinery.

? The BWON (Benzene Waste Operations NESHAP) project to upgrade the existing B&S tank farm Water Draw system, Tank Sampling system and Oily Water Sewer system to ensure compliance with the current BWON environmental requirements. In progress at this time.