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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #93247
State Police #07-00174
Accident Date2007-01-12
Report Date 2007-01-19
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
Petroleum Coke0 h 13 mCoker 2 B DrumNONONO3,900.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

CRLLC was cutting the pilot hole in the coke w/in Coker 2 B Drum and the high pressure water hit some coke. A mixture of steam and coke dust came out of the top and blew off site.

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Under investigation. Measures will be taken based on results of investigation.