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BP Carson, California, Refinery Reports Breakdown, Flaring, Filing Shows

BP Plc reported a breakdown at its Carson, California, refinery that resulted in the flaring of gases, according to a filing with state regulators.

The event occurred at 10:23 a.m. local time and is expected to last about 24 hours, according to the filing with the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

Scott Dean, a BP spokesman, didn’t immediately return a call seeking comment.

The plant can process 266,000 barrels of crude a day, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

To contact the reporter on this story: Paul Burkhardt in New York at pburkhardt@bloomberg.net;

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dan Stets at dstets@bloomberg.net.

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