Phillips 66 Sweeny refinery reports release from thermal oxidizer

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Posted: Sep 12, 2012 12:24 AM

(Reuters) - Phillips 66 reported a benzene release from a thermal oxidizer at its 247,000-barrel-per-day Sweeny, Texas refinery, according to a filing with national pollution regulators.

The incident took place at 18:46(local time) on Tuesday, the filing with the U.S. National Response Center said.

(Reporting By Shruti Chaturvedi in Bangalore; Editing by Anupama Dwivedi)