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Alon Refining (3116), Krotz Springs

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #99045
State Police #07-04620
Accident Date2007-08-16
Report Date 2007-08-10
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
Butaneno information givenLeak in tube of Poly Debutanizer Overhead Fin Fans in Poly UnitNONOYES337.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure


Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

A pin-hole sized leak was discovered in the a tube of a Poly Debutanizer Overhead Fin Fan in the Poly Unit so the unit was shut down immediately It re-opened 08/11/2007. It was shut down again on 8/14/2007 to replace the bundle of tubes.