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|State Police #||06-05235|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Sulfur Dioxide||West Ops Ground Flare (EPN# 9-84)||NO||YES||NO||1,173.0 pounds|
|Benzene||West Ops Ground Flare (EPN# 9-84)||NO||NO||YES||151.0 pounds|
|Hexane||West Ops Ground Flare (EPN# 9-84)||NO||NO||NO||38.0 pounds|
|Toluene||West Ops Ground Flare (EPN# 9-84)||NO||NO||NO||82.0 pounds|
|Carbon Monoxide||West Ops Ground Flare (EPN# 9-84)||NO||YES||NO||18,796.0 pounds|
|Particulate Matter||West Ops Ground Flare (EPN# 9-84)||NO||YES||NO||650.0 pounds|
|Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)||West Ops Ground Flare (EPN# 9-84)||NO||NO||YES||4,240.0 pounds|
|Nitrogen Oxide||West Ops Ground Flare (EPN# 9-84)||NO||YES||YES||3,455.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity
Shell Chemical's GO-1 Process Unit experienced an exchanger leak, which led to a process unit shutdown and startup in order to complete repairs. GO-1's DEAD treater was also upset. This led to flaring at the Motiva West Operations Ground Flare.
This incident was not under the control of Motiva Enterprises, LLC.
Process gases were flared at the Motiva West Ops Ground Flare until the GO-1 process unit was restarted and under control. No further remedial actions; the incident was not under the control of Motiva. Flaring was not continuous throughout the start and end dates. The West Ops Ground Flare is owned and operated by Motiva Enterprises, LLC. SCOGI Louisiana Holdings LLC and Shell Chemical LP are the owner and operator of the GO-1 process unit.