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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76388
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State Police #05-00520
Accident Date2005-01-23
Report Date 2005-01-26
Follow-up Date 2005-00-23
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Flammable GasNo information givenHydrocracker unitNONOYESBRQ
BenzeneNo information givenHydrocracker unitNONOYESBRQ
Hydrogen SulfideNo information givenHydrocracker unitNONONOBRQ
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No information givenHydrocracker unitNONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Flame and pilots failed on the hydrocracker flare during unit decontamination.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The flare was relit and the unit was returned to normal operation.