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A. J. Hodges No. 2 Production Facility

Parent Companies:
ConocoPhillips Company
EPA Facility ID:
100000185408
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
1368265

Location:

Address:
4.5 miles NE of Cotton Valley, LA
Cotton Valley, LA 71018
County:
WEBSTER
Lat / Long:
32.859, -93.376 (Get map)
Method:
Global Positioning System (GPS) Carrier Phase Static Relative Positioning Technique
Description:
Storage Tank
Horizonal accuracy:
m
Horizontal reference datum:
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
ConocoPhillips
Phone:
(832) 986-2605
Address:
P.O. Box 2197
Houston, TX 77251 -2197
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Teresa Thornley
Title:
Environmental Specialist
Email:

Emergency contact:

Name:
Ronnie Mallet
Title:
Field Supervisor
Phone:
(800) 230-8231
24-hour phone:
(800) 230-8231
Ext or PIN:
Email:

Other contacts:

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

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Webster Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
0
Covered by OSHA PSM:
No
EPCRA section 302:
No
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Inspecting Agency:
Never had one
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Condensate Production
RMP ID:
43028
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Natural Gas Liquid Extraction (211112)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Pentane
109-66-0
69,300
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
March 11, 2004
Type:
First-time submission
Reason:
Registered:
No
RMP ID:
29690

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Source reduced inventory of all regulated substances below TQs
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 Condensate Production)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls

5. Flammables: Alternative release

None

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

No Prevention Program level 3

8. Prevention Program level 2

No Prevention Program level 2

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
No
Facility Own Response Plan:
No
Specific Facility Response Plan:
No
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
No
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
None
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(318) 377-8222
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
Yes
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
No
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
No
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

This facility is subject to the EPA's SPCC regulation (40 CFR 112.7) and the release prevention procedures are discussed in more detail in the facility SPCC plan. The emergency response procedures are contained at the front of the RMP and these procedures will be implemented in the event of an accidental release or the threat of such a release.

This facility processes natural gas and oil from an oil & gas well. A JT unit is used to remove some of the heavier hydrocarbons in the natural gas stream thus making this facility a gas plant under the RMP regulations even though NGL are not stored in a pressurized storage tank. The small volume of liquids dropped out by the JT unit are stored in the condensate storage tank at atmospheric conditions. The oil product is stored in a single 300 barrel tank and removed from the site via transfers to tank truck. The facility is subject to the RMP requirements since it contains threshold quantities of regulated substances (i.e. > 10,000 lbs of a flammable liquid pentane). The oil products are a mixture of hydrocarbons consisting of methane, ethane, butane, isobutane, propane, pentane, and isopentane. For purposes of determining the largest weight on site, the highest density substance was used (pentane for condensate).

This facility has one applicable worst case release scenario. This scenario involves an explosion and fire from a condensate release from the single largest tank which is 300 barrels. This scenario yields a distance to the endpoint of 0.1 miles. Section 3.1 of this RMP shows the calculations used for this scenario. An alternative scenario is not required for this facility because it is classified as a Program 1 site. The worst case release scenario used the maximum capacity of the single largest vessel thus no administrative controls or mitigation measures are used to limit the volume thus limiting the distance to the endpoint.

Since this facility is a Program 1, a documented prevention program is not r
equired.

As documented in Section 4.0 of this plan, the facility is new and has not experienced a release as defined in the regulation within the past five years.

Since this facility is a Program 1, a written Emergency Response Plan is not required. Emergency response procedures have been developed and are contained at the front of the RMP and these procedures will be implemented in the event of an accidental release or the threat of such a release.

At present time, there are no planned changes to improve safety.