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Motiva Enterprises (1406), Norco

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #99302
State Police #07-05347
Accident Date2007-09-07
Report Date 2007-09-07
Follow-up Date 2007-09-14
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Sulfuric Acid9hFresh acid line to Alkylation unit reactorsNONONO616.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

The fresh acid line to the Alkylation unit reactors developed a leak originating from a Furmanite manufactured box installed to control a prior leak.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Upon discovery of the leak, Furmanite was contacted and the manufactured box was re-pressurized and sealed. The leak was corrected and the line was returned to normal service duty.