27 January 2012 21:20 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--ExxonMobil reported flaring from its Beaumont cracker in Texas as a result of a unit upset, the company said in a regulatory filing available on Friday.
The unit upset began on Thursday, ExxonMobil said.
"Equipment was isolated and flares were utilised to minimise emissions," the company said in a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
No other details were released.
Information on the operational status of the 900,000 tonne/year cracker was not available because ExxonMobil does not comment on its operations.
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