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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #105780
tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2008-05-20
Report Date 2008-05-22
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Sulfur Dioxide3h 30mFlare at #2 Sulfur PlantNOYESNO2,606.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Instrument Failure

Instrument failure lead to an upset in Placid's #2 Sulfur Plant requiring acid gas be sent to the flare.

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Replaced instrument in question. PLacid's flare does not have a permit limit for sulfur dioxide.