Flare

BAAQMD Refinery Flare Emission Report

Tesoro Martinez Refinery
Flare Name: Main Refinery
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017


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Date
(mo/day/yr)
Vent Gas Flow
(volume in scf)
See note ****
Methane
(lbs)
NMHC
(lbs)
Sulfur Dioxide
(lbs)
8/1/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/2/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/3/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/4/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/5/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/6/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/7/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/8/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/9/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/10/2017 822 0.12 0.79 0.00
8/11/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/12/2017 8686 1.81 3.82 1.34
8/13/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/14/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/15/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/16/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/17/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/18/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/19/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/20/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/21/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/22/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/23/2017 313061 18.83 39.23 1306.51
8/24/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/25/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/26/2017 3609 0.68 4.03 0.14
8/27/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/28/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/29/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/30/2017 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
8/31/2017 22551 6.76 6.39 0.63

* 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
***** 50 Unit change in flare purge gas to nitrogen
In the case of an invalid sample, the monthly average was used for composition data







Wood Burning Status
Wood Burning Status
  • illegal to burn

    Thursday,
    12/14

    Winter Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 3/23/2015