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Valero investigates Port Arthur coker line leak

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HOUSTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Valero Energy Corp. was investigating a leak in a blowdown line on a delayed coking unit at its 260,000 barrel per day crude throughput refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, according to a notice filed on Tuesday with the state pollution regulation agency.
Off-gas streams from a diesel hydrotreater and a hydrocracker at the refinery were routed to a flare at the refinery due to the leak investigation, according to the notice filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
The search for the leak may continue through Tuesday, according to the notice.

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