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Marathon Ashland Petroleum (3165), Garyville

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #102655
State Police #08-00528
Accident Date2008-01-28
Report Date 2008-02-01
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 Dioxide2h 10mNorth Flare (EQT162 / EIQ 83-70)NOYESNO40,782.0 pounds
Hydrogen Sulfide2h 10mNorth Flare (EQT162 / EIQ 83-70)NONONO109.0 pounds
Highly Reactive Volatile Organic Compounds (HRVOCs)2h 10mNorth Flare (EQT162 / EIQ 83-70)NONONO116.0 pounds
Nitrogen Oxide2h 10mNorth Flare (EQT162 / EIQ 83-70)NOYESYES142.0 pounds
Carbon Monoxide2h 10mNorth Flare (EQT162 / EIQ 83-70)NOYESNO771.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

Coker Unit's Wet Gas Compressor shut down due to high level in the suction drum

Discharge Preventable -


Notes/Remedial Actions

Pending results of investigation