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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #119501
State Police #09-06229
Accident Date2009-11-16
Report Date 2009-11-23
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
Sulfur DioxideflaresNOYESNOBRQ
Nitric OxideflaresNOYESNOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Compressor tripped at RGC unit.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

RQ not exceeded. Will re-start compressor and minimize gas that will be sent to the flare.