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Main Title Compliance monitoring Commonwealth Oil Refining Company, Inc. / Penuelas, Puerto Rico.
Publisher National Enforcement Investigations Center ;
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA 330-2-77-028
OCLC Number 952692623
Subjects Petroleum chemicals industry--Puerto Rico ; Petroleum chemicals--Puerto Rico ; Water--Pollution--Law and legislation ; Environmental monitoring
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ELBD ARCHIVE EPA-330-2-77-028 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
Collation 25 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 28 cm.
"EPA-330-2-77-028." "August 1977." Includes bibliographical references (page 25.)
Contents Notes
I. Introduction -- II. Summary and Conclusions-- III. Recommendations -- IV Survey Methods and Results -- Flow Measurement -- Sampling and Analysis. The Commonwealth Oil Refining Company, Inc. (CORCO) at Penuelas, Puerto Rico operates a Class C oil refinery-petrochemical facility consisting of a 100,000 barrel/day (bbl/d) crude oil refinery and 50,000 bbl/d crude naphtha petrochemical works. The refinery receives crude oil from South America and Middle East for production of gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel oil, fuel oil, propane, butane, LPG, and naphtha. The petrochemical works converts naphtha to aromatics, such as BTX (benzene-toluene-xylene), orthoxylene, and raffinate. These compounds are intermediates which are used to produce plasticizers, emulsions, latexes, lacquers, paints, polyester fibers, tire cords, nylon fibers, carpets, plastics, etc.