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Black Lake Facility

Parent Companies:
La Grange Acquisitions, LLC
EPA Facility ID:
100000227701
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
16584 HWY 80
Minden, LA 71055
County:
WEBSTER
Lat / Long:
32.592, -93.212 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Photo
Description:
Center of Facility
Horizonal accuracy:
1 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
La Grange Acquisitions, LLC
Phone:
(210) 403-7300
Address:
800 E. Sonterra Blvd
Suite 400
San Antonio, TX 78258 -3941
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Bruce Kelpe
Title:
Operations Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
Bruce Kelpe
Title:
Operations Manager
Phone:
(318) 777-4001
24-hour phone:
(318) 245-2376
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(318) 777-4002
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:
Yes
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
Yes
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Inspecting Agency:
Never had one
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

NGL Extraction
RMP ID:
1000061058
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Natural Gas Liquid Extraction (211112)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
270,651
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
CK Associates
Address:
2001 East 70th Street
Suite 503
Shreveport, LA 71105
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(318) 797-8636

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Feb. 19, 2015
Type:
First-time submission
Reason:
Registered:
No
RMP ID:
1000048705

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Other
Other Reason:
Source has been re-evaluated and does not meet the criteria for RMP

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 NGL Extraction)
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 NGL Extraction)
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

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

No Prevention Program level 3

8. Prevention Program level 2

NGL Extraction, Natural Gas Liquid Extraction (211112)
Prevention Program ID:
1000038734
Safety Review Date
Oct. 22, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Polymerization
  • Overpressurization
  • Corrosion
  • Contamination
  • Equipment failure
  • Cooling loss
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Scrubbers
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Interlocks
  • Alarms
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Rupture Disks
Mitigation Systems
  • Dikes
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
  • Perimeter Monitors
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Oral Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Feb. 5, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Feb. 5, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Nov. 22, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
Nov. 22, 2014, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Management of Change Review Date
Pre-startup Review Date
Compliance Audit Date
None
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
None
Incident Investigation Date
None
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
Hot Work Review Date
Contractor Safety Review Date
, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
, since latest RMP submission

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. 15, 2014
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(318) 377-1177
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
No
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
No
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

The Black Lake Facility separates produced water and amine from natural gas liquids.



All water and/or amine liquids are transported via tank trucks. All NGL products are in liquid form and transported via pipeline.



The Accidental Release Prevention and Emergency Response Policies at the Facility:

Energy Transfer has developed an overall safety and health policy to prevent accidental releases of flammable materials to the environment. The policy includes communication of risks and hazards to the employees and contractors, the development of an employee training, certification, and retraining program with written operating procedures.



The facility management also stresses the development and documentation of the process safety information, and equipment mechanical integrity inspection program for all major equipment items and piping systems as well as new equipment purchases. The facility operations personnel also issue hot work permits and safe work permits for maintenance activities within the operation units.



The facility engineering staff also follows and adheres to guidelines set forth in American Petroleum Institute (API) standards and recommended practices. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes for fire protection systems, National Boiler Inspection Codes (NBIC), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) pressure vessel and piping codes, and the National Electric Codes for flammable environments.



The General Accidental Release Prevention Program and Chemical Specific Prevention Steps Energy Transfer has implemented numerous procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of its employees and the general environment surrounding the facility. The process units and storage tanks have been inspected as necessary prior to the introduction of hydrocarbons into the facility. The facility staff has performed a thorough safety analysis of the process.



The facility has a policy of periodic mechanical integrity inspections, de
pending on the type of equipment. The safety relief valve's that protect vessels, tanks and piping systems, are integral parts of this program.



Safety Inspections at the Facility:

The facility also conducts the following safety inspections on the basis as noted:

Work areas - as needed

Portable fire extinguishers - monthly

Pressure vessels - as specified in API

Extension cords, motorized hand tools - every three months

Yards, parking lots, roofs, etc. - annually



Compliance Audits:

Compliance audits are conducted every three years. In addition, incident investigations will be conducted immediately after any accidental release or incident occurs. The cause of the incident will be determined and appropriate steps are taken to prevent recurrence of the event.



Emergency Response Program:

The facility also has an emergency response program in the event of a release of a flammable material. The following provide support for the plant in the event of a fire:

Webster Parish LEPC

Webster Parish Fire Department



Energy Transfer Black Lake Facility maintains a written emergency response program, which is in place to help protect workers and public safety as well as the environment. The emergency response program is designed to address the facility's main hazard - hazard of fires and/or explosions. The responsibilities for various functions during the emergency are clearly defined in the response program. Gathering places (primary and secondary staging areas, as well as, one off-site staging area) for employees evacuated from the plant area by the emergency conditions are also listed.



The response program contains reporting procedures for employees when the fire is too large to be extinguished by a portable handheld fire extinguisher. The program identifies steps to be taken in case of an accidental release including first aid and medical treatment for exposures, evacuation plans and accounting for personnel after an evacuation, and notification of
local emergency response agencies. Employees receive training in these procedures as necessary based on their specific emergency duties. The emergency response program is updated when necessary based on modifications made to the process or plant facilities.



The overall emergency response program for the facility has been coordinated with the Webster Parish LEPC/Fire Department. The coordination includes meeting with the Webster Parish LEPC personnel. The facility is un-manned.



Planned Changes for Improved Safety:

There are no planned changes for improved safety at this time.