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REG Geismar, LLC

Parent Companies:
Renewable Energy Group
EPA Facility ID:
100000210611
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
829825178
Parent Company DUNS:
12893898

Location:

Address:
36187 Hwy 30
Geismar, LA 70734
County:
ASCENSION
Lat / Long:
30.204, -91.009 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Digital map source (TIGER)
Description:
Process Unit
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
REG Geismar, LLC
Phone:
(225) 744-1300
Address:
36187 HWY 30
Geismar, LA 70734
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Peter Guay
Title:
Plant Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
Troy Harris
Title:
EHS Coordinator
Phone:
(225) 744-1316
24-hour phone:
(225) 252-3250
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(515) 239-8031
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Ascension Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
47
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
Yes
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
March 8, 2017
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

LPG Storage
RMP ID:
1000078553
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing (325199)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Propane
74-98-6
387,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
March 24, 2017
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
Voluntary update (not described by any of the above reasons)
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000062644

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 LPG Storage)
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 LPG Storage)
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:
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

LPG Storage, All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing (325199)
Prevention Program ID:
1000065994
Safety Review Date
Aug. 29, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
Aug. 22, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overpressurization
  • Equipment failure
Process Controls
  • Vents
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Backup Pump
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Rupture Disks
  • Excess Flow Device
  • Quench System
  • Purge System
Mitigation Systems
  • Sprinkler System
  • Deluge System
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • None
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Nov. 21, 2016, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Oct. 19, 2016, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
March 9, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 16, 2016, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Sept. 7, 2016
Management of Change Review Date
March 8, 2017
Pre-startup Review Date
Sept. 20, 2016
Compliance Audit Date
March 7, 2017
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 31, 2017
Incident Investigation Date
None
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
Oct. 24, 2016
Hot Work Review Date
March 7, 2017
Contractor Safety Review Date
Jan. 11, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
March 6, 2017, 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. 13, 2016
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(225) 621-8360
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

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY



The accidental release prevention and emergency response policies: To insure safe operation and release prevention, the REG Geismar, LLC facility has implemented The Occupational Safety and Health Administrations (OSHA) Chemical Process Safety Management Program 29 CFR 1910.119 standard. All operators of the facility undergo Chemical Process Safety Management (PSM) training and operator training specific to the facility. The Propane storage System complies with NFPA-58 requirements for LP-Gas storage, and it is our policy to adhere to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. If an emergency were to occur, it is our policy to notify the Ascension Parish Fire and State Police Departments and request that they respond to the emergency.



A description of your facility and the regulated substances handled: This facility produces Renewable Hydrocarbon Diesel Fuel. LPG is a co-product for sale to retail propane outlets.