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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #n/a
State Police #07-06292
Accident Date2007-10-17
Report Date 2007-10-23
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
Hydrogen Sulfide4hSeam tear in tank roofNONONO162.1 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)4hSeam tear in tank roofNONOYES23,779.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Inadequate procedures for handling unstable gasoline.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Placid refinery has reivse Standard Operating Procedures and has instituted training for all operations and terminal personnel to prevent reoccurence.