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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #123188
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State Police #10-1467
Accident Date2010-05-02
Report Date 2010-05-06
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
Hydrogen Sulfideno information givenB12 flareNONONOBRQ
Sulfur Dioxideno information givenB12 flareNOYESNOBRQ
Nitrogen Oxideno information givenB12 flareNOYESYESBRQ
HydrogenNo Information GivenB12 FlareNONONO 
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No Information GivenB12 FlareNONOYES 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

The JC 1C Compressor over-pressurized causing relief valve to open to B-12 flare.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

No information given