BP reports release at Texas refinery -filing

HOUSTON Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:59pm GMT

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HOUSTON Feb 27 (Reuters) - BP Plc (BP.L) (BP.N) reported a hydrogen sulfide release at its 437,000 barrel per day (bpd) Texas City, Texas, refinery after a pressure relief valve opened, according to a notice filed with pollution regulators.

BP said it blocked in the relief valve, according to the notice filed with U.S. National Response Center. (Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by Bernard Orr)