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Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)
4 inch gate valve packing blew out releasing hydrogen into the atmosphere. Incident cause: the packing blew out the 4 inch valve
This packing had no indication that it was going bad.
Roads east of the refinery were temporarily blocked as a precautionary measure. Also LOHT was shutdown and depressured to the flare.