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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #92253
State Police #06-07197
Accident Date2006-11-25
Report Date 2006-12-01
Follow-up Date 2007-02-09
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Hydrogen SulfideNONONOBRQ
Sulfur DioxideNOYESNOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

Verbal notification on 11/25/06 states flaring was due to starting Motiva Norco unit up from a turn around.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Verbal notification on 11/25/06 states that intermittent flaring occurred from both coker FE-401 and Utilities East flare FE-501, both of which are elevated flares.