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|State Police #||05-08439|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Oil||No information given||Coker Unit||NO||NO||NO|
|Hydrogen Sulfide||No information given||Coker Unit||NO||NO||NO|
|Xylene||No information given||Coker Unit||NO||NO||NO|
|Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons||No information given||Coker Unit||NO||NO||YES|
Accident Classified As: No Information Given
Incident was due to a level controller malfunction.
As stated in the report from 08/15/06, Motiva has not yet determined if this incident was preventable.
A level controller malfunctioned, allowing the liquid to go into a blowdown system which vents into the atmosphere. About 15 barrels of crude was released and contained. Unknown quantities of Xylene and Hydrogen Sulfide were released.