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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #82376
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State Police #05-06578
Accident Date2005-09-22
Report Date 2005-09-22
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
BenzeneNo information givenCoker UnitNONOYES27.0 pounds
Flammable GasNo information givenCoker UnitNONOYES3,809.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

Relief valve on the coker drum opened venting pollutant to atmosphere.

Discharge Preventable - Under Investigation

Cause of incident is under investigation.

Notes/Remedial Actions