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Marathon Ashland Petroleum (3165), Garyville

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #107208
State Police #08-04241
Accident Date2008-07-15
Report Date 2008-07-18
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
Highly Reactive Volatile Organic Compounds (HRVOCs)2 h 32 mFCCU TubingNONONO1,440.2 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)2 h 32 mFCCU TubingNONOYES4,199.7 pounds
Benzene2 h 32 mFCCU TubingNONOYES 
Hydrogen Sulfide2 h 32 mFCCU TubingNONONO 
Sulfur Dioxide2 h 32 mFCCU TubingNOYESNO 
Nitrogen2 h 32 mFCCU TubingNONONO 
Compressed Flammable Gas2 h 32 mFCCU TubingNONOYES4,199.7 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Tubing from a flow orifice plate broke off and released LPG.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Unit start-up was aborted, all fired sources were extinguished and a fire monitor was opened.