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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #104916
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #08-02167
Accident Date2008-04-18
Report Date 2008-04-22
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
HydrogenNONONOBRQ
OilNONONOBRQ
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)NONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

They were starting up a unit and the flange started leaking on the exchanger.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Amount of pollutant released is unknown.