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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #108388
State Police #n/a
Accident Date2008-08-26
Report Date 2008-08-27
Follow-up Date 2000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Smoke30mValve on heat exchangerNONONO 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Maintenance error during turnaround

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Vent line valve left open causing crude to ignite. Reiterated startup procedures to operators