|Home||Search||Emissions||Pollutants||About the Database|
|State Police #||05-08417|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Compressed Flammable Gas||144h||No. 2 Coker Wet Gas Compressor||NO||NO||YES||10,509.0 pounds|
|Hydrogen Sulfide||144h||No. 2 Coker Wet Gas Compressor||NO||NO||NO||685.0 pounds|
|Nitric Oxide||144h||No. 2 Coker Wet Gas Compressor||NO||YES||NO||2,490.0 pounds|
|Nitrogen Dioxide||144h||No. 2 Coker Wet Gas Compressor||NO||YES||YES||277.0 pounds|
|Sulfur Dioxide||144h||No. 2 Coker Wet Gas Compressor||NO||YES||NO||255,680.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As:
The wet gas compressor shut down due to the axial thrust alarm, resulting in emissions from the No. 1 Flare. Following investigation, refinery personnel believe the Wet Gas Compressor shut down due to a momentary loss of lube oil.
In an effort to stop the release, the compressor was restarted, but the alarm remained. Following determination by refinery personnel that maintenance was required on the compressor, K-8101 was taken out of service and sent out for repair. A variance was applied for with the LDEQ to authorize the emissions associated with the compressor maintenance. The variance was approved on November 29, 2005, ending this release.