Breaking News

Vimpelcom Agrees to Sell 51% of Djezzy to Algeria for $2.64 Billion
Tweet TWEET

BP Reports Mechanical Issue at Carson, California, Refinery

BP Plc (BP/)’s refinery in Carson, California, had a mechanical issue that led to the release of an unknown amount of sulphur oxide at 3:44 p.m. local time, according to a notice filed with state regulators.

Scott Dean, a BP spokesman, was not immediately available for comment. BP told regulators earlier today it planned to flare gases at the refinery from May 27 through June 3.

The refinery has a capacity of 265,000 barrels per day, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

To contact the reporter on this story: Lynn Doan in San Francisco at ldoan6@bloomberg.net

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

Bloomberg reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.