Flare

BAAQMD Refinery Flare Emission Report

Tesoro Martinez Refinery
Flare Name: Ammonia Plant
Jun 1 2019 - Jun 30 2019


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Date
(mo/day/yr)
Vent Gas Flow
(volume in scf)
See note ****
Methane
(lbs)
NMHC
(lbs)
Sulfur Dioxide
(lbs)
6/1/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.06
6/2/2019 4903 0.00 0.00 0.07
6/3/2019 2848 0.00 0.00 0.06
6/4/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.05
6/5/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.06
6/6/2019 14797 0.00 0.00 38.13
6/7/2019 4424 0.00 0.00 7.57
6/8/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.04
6/9/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.03
6/10/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.01
6/11/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.01
6/12/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.02
6/13/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.06
6/14/2019 5022 0.00 0.00 0.07
6/15/2019 10099 0.00 0.00 0.07
6/16/2019 10250 0.00 0.00 0.07
6/17/2019 5797 0.00 0.00 11.41
6/18/2019 6688 0.00 0.00 20.42
6/19/2019 18473 0.00 0.00 0.09
6/20/2019 7810 0.00 0.00 0.07
6/21/2019 2612 0.00 0.00 11.36
6/22/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.04
6/23/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.03
6/24/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.04
6/25/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.04
6/26/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.06
6/27/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.06
6/28/2019 27673 0.00 0.00 65.83
6/29/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.05
6/30/2019 0 0.00 0.00 0.04

* Natural gas is used for both pilot and purge gas for the refinery flare system, except for the Emergency Flare that uses nitrogen as purge gas.
The flow is determined using an orifice calculation based on the orifice size in the lines and the line pressure upstream of the orifice.
** The purge gas and pilot gas flows at the Ammonia Plant flare are measured by rotameters in the natural
gas and nitrogen lines.
*** The purge gas and pilot gas flows at the 50 Unit flare are measured by flow meters
**** Corrected for seal pot level and pressure data and includes Coker Flare flows from H2S Treatment Skid, which began operating on 10/5/2018.
***** 50 Unit change in flare purge gas to nitrogen
50 Unit Flare was shutdown from 6/10 at ~7 PM to 6/21 at ~1 PM.
In the case of an invalid sample, the monthly average was used for composition data







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Wood Burning Status
Wood Burning Status
  • Wednesday,
    11/20

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • Thursday,
    11/21

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 3/23/2015