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Marathon Ashland Petroleum (3165), Garyville

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #87670
State Police #06-02864
Accident Date2006-05-08
Report Date 2006-05-11
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Hydrogen0 h 25 mLeaking flange gasket in distilate hydrotreaterNONONO19.7 pounds
NitrogenNONONO9.4 pounds
Hydrogen SulfideNONONO0.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

During startup of the distillate hydrotreatmer, a flange gasket on a manway of the recycle gas amine scrubber was found leaking.

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions