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Valero (26003), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76115
State Police #05-00225
Accident Date2005-01-12
Report Date 2005-01-18
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
BRQNo Information GivenCoker Amine UnitNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

High Hydrogen Sulfide in refinery fuel due to a coker amine contactor upset

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

The upset was successfully corrected in a controlled manner