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Case Study: BP Texas City Explosion 23 March 2005

At 1:04 p.m. the liquid level in the tower was 158 feet, but the computerized control system indicated to operators that the level was at 78 percent of the level transmitter (7.9 feet, of liquid in the tower).

Tower Overflows

At 1:14 p.m., hydrocarbon liquid flowed out of the top of the raffinate splitter tower and into the vertical overhead vapor line, due to overfilling and rapid heating of the column.

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