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Marathon Ashland Petroleum (3165), Garyville

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #107688
State Police #08-25897
Accident Date2008-08-01
Report Date 2008-08-08
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)36 h 0 mNorth Flare (EQT162 / EIQ 83-70)NONONO33.0 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)36 h 0 mNorth Flare (EQT162 / EIQ 83-70)NONOYES80.0 pounds
Sulfur Dioxide36 h 0 mNorth Flare (EQT162 / EIQ 83-70)NOYESNO0.0 pounds
Nitrogen36 h 0 mNorth Flare (EQT162 / EIQ 83-70)NONONO746.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

FCCU shutdown due to an unknown failure in the unit's Wet Gas Compressor.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Motor associated with the WGC was replaced.