Category Archives: Propane Project

West Texas LPG Pipeline explodes in Milford, Tex.

West Texas LPG Pipeline explodes in Milford, Tex. HOUSTON, Nov. 14 11/14/2013 By Christopher E. Smith OGJ Senior Technology Editor The 10-in. OD West Texas LPG Pipeline operated by Chevron Pipeline Co. in partnership with Atlas Pipeline Partners LP ruptured at 9:40 … Continue reading

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Final EIR released for P66 Propane Recovery Project

I haven’t read the entire document yet, but it seems to be exactly what was expected. Many comments were ignored as being out of the scope of the document (but “noted”).  A very few changes were made to the existing … Continue reading

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CBE Technical Analysis of P66 DEIR

Attached is expert from Communities for a Better Environment Greg Karras’s  technical analysis of the Propane Recovery Project Draft EIR. It is a bit long, but brings up many important points that must be addressed.  This was prepared with the … Continue reading

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KGO7 Story – Residents Scared of Propane Expansion

The following appeared on KGO TV in San Francisco August 22, 2013 Full Story Please note the the reporter states that the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) has been accepted by the county.  It has not.  It has been received … Continue reading

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CBE and BAAQMD Comments on Propane Recovery DEIR

With the aid of a grant from the Crockett Community Foundation, Communities for a Better Environment was asked to review and comment on the P66 DEIR.  Their findings show that the document and in fact the entire application is flawed. … Continue reading

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Dirtier Crude Coming!

Headlines: Phillips 66 to buy 2,000 rail cars to transport oil Phillips 66 Delivers on Advantaged Crude Strategy “The single biggest lever we have to improve value in our refining business is through lowering our feedstock costs. A savings of … Continue reading

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Propane Tank Explosion

EDITS- July 23- Corrected email address for comments.  Comment time has been extended to Aug 9. (Thanks!) The county is asking for comments about the Draft EIR for the Propane Recovery Project of Phillips 66. If you haven’t had time … Continue reading

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Liquefaction Map Phillips66 SF Refinery

The Draft EIR for Propane Recovery Project for Phillips66 mentions in passing liquefaction.  No liquefaction map in included in the draft report. I created it using data available from the Google Earth Data from USGS  on this site, and grabbing … Continue reading

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Light the Fuse?

Sorry this is so late in posting but I have been busy… Here we go again. The Rodeo Refinery, now known as Phillips 66 (formerly ConocoPhillips, Tosco, UnoCal, and others), wants us to endorse another refinery expansion. This time it … Continue reading

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Crockett Improvement Assoc responds to refinery expansion

Hello’s to everyone. The attached letter was sent by the CIA to the County regarding the Propane Recovery Project proposed by Phillips 66 for the Rodeo refinery.  In response, we have received a “Notice of Preparation/Notice of Scoping Session” for … Continue reading

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