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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #111650
State Police #0808087
Accident Date2008-12-28
Report Date 2009-01-05
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
No Information Givenseveral hoursNo Information GivenNONONO 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

The cat gas hydrotreater was shutdown as a result of the FCC unit shutdown and this failure resulted in flaring during startup.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Heat tracing has been installed on the discharge flow transmitters.