Alon Big Spring Refinery in Texas Has Sulfur Recovery Unit Trip

Sept. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Alon USA Energy Inc. reported emissions after a sulfur recovery unit and gas compressor trip due to a power failure yesterday at the Texas refinery caused by heavy rain, a filing with state regulators showed.

The event began at 1 a.m. and ended at 2:33 a.m. local time, according to the filing.

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