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Harvest Pipeline-Kaplan Gas Plant

Parent Companies:
Hilcorp
EPA Facility ID:
100000204469
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
18422 Hwy 35
Abbeville, LA 70510
County:
VERMILION
Lat / Long:
29.881, -92.282 (Get map)
Method:
GPS - Unspecified
Description:
Plant Entrance (General)
Horizonal accuracy:
10 m
Horizontal reference datum:
World Geodetic System of 1984
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Hilcorp
Phone:
(337) 643-7120
Address:
P.O. Box 309
Abbeville, LA 70511
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Stephen Whiteley
Title:
Engineering Mngr/PSM

Emergency contact:

Name:
Stephen G. Theunissen
Title:
Plant Manager
Phone:
(337) 643-7120
24-hour phone:
(337) 652-7253
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

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

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Vermilion Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
3
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
No
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
Yes
CAA Permit ID#:
2940-00293
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Oct. 10, 2014
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Natural Gas Liquids Tank
RMP ID:
1000059400
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Natural Gas Liquid Extraction (211112)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
182,494
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Glenn Foret
Address:
2644 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(225) 388-5918

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Dec. 5, 2014
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
Revised PHA / Hazard Review due to process change (40 CFR 68.190(b)(5))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000047566

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: Worst-case

None

3. Toxics: Alternative release

None

4. Flammables: Worst-case

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

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

Public OCA Chemical (in Natural Gas Liquids Tank)
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 Natural Gas Liquids Tank)
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
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

Natural Gas Liquids Tank, Natural Gas Liquid Extraction (211112)
Prevention Program ID:
1000049443
Safety Review Date
Nov. 18, 2013, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
Nov. 18, 2013, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Scrubbers
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Aug. 13, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Oct. 22, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Oct. 11, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
April 15, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Sept. 8, 2014
Management of Change Review Date
Oct. 1, 2014
Pre-startup Review Date
Oct. 1, 2014
Compliance Audit Date
Oct. 10, 2014
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 1, 2014
Incident Investigation Date
Oct. 28, 2014
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Oct. 28, 2014
Participation Plan Review Date
Jan. 22, 2014
Hot Work Review Date
Oct. 22, 2014
Contractor Safety Review Date
Oct. 16, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
Nov. 1, 2014, since latest RMP submission

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:
Oct. 28, 2014
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(337) 898-4308
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

The RMP was updated and resubmitted in December 2014. This is required due to a significant facility expansion (K-2 project) that will result in an increase in the reported maximum on-site inventory of the regulated RMP compound as well as the need to revise the PHA related to this expansion. The Worst Case Release Scenario was updated based on this inventory increase. The Alternative Case Release Scenario, however, was not affected and as such was not changed in the RMP.



PSI Midstream Partners, L.P. (PSI) Kaplan Gas Plant #2 train (K-2), is an expansion to the natural gas plant (K-1) that is located near Abbeville, Louisiana. K-2 is designed to process approximately 200 million standard cubic feet (MMscf) per day of natural gas. This facility has two vessels along with associated piping and equipment covered under the EPAs Chemical Accident Prevention Provision, 40 CFR Part 68. The vessels have volumes of 12,000 gallons and 30,000 gallons and are used for the temporary storage of natural gas liquids (NGL). The NGL is temporarily stored until it is sent off site via a natural gas liquids pipeline. The process meets the Program 3 criteria due to NAICS code and distance to the nearest receptor identified during the evaluation of the worst-case scenario.



Program 3 requirements include: 1) development of a management system to oversee the implementation of the risk management program elements, 2) completion of a process hazard assessment, 3) development of a prevention program to establish procedures and document information that will help to prevent an accidental release, 4) development of an emergency response program that outlines the necessary procedures and contacts in the event of an accidental release, and 5) the evaluation of a worst case and an alternate scenario of a potential release from the process.



PSI Midstream has prepared specific accidental release prevention and emergency response policies to ensure the safety of employees and recept
ors which fall within the distance of the worst-case scenario endpoint. These policies are documented in written operating and maintenance procedures.



In the past 5 years, there have been no accidental releases from covered processes that resulted in deaths, injuries, or significant property damage on site, or known offsite deaths, injuries, evacuations, sheltering in place, property damage, or environmental damage.