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Alon Refining (3116), Krotz Springs

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #118242
State Police #5093085
Accident Date2009-09-27
Report Date 2009-09-30
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
Nitrogen OxideNo Information GivenFLARENOYESYES 
Sulfur DioxideNo Information GivenFLARENOYESNO 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

The refinery units had problems with their FCCU wet gas compressors during start up; this caused ongoing flaring.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The fire department has been called, and the incident was secured within a few hours. Verbal report only, no written report from the refinery. No information given on quantities.