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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #125415
State Police #10-2778
Accident Date2010-08-05
Report Date 2010-08-10
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
ButaneillegibleE103 tower overheadNONOYESBRQ
Hydrogen SulfideillegibleE103 tower overheadNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Tubing leak in the Unicracker unit, E103 tower overhead. Leak was discovered during a routine maintenance check of equipment.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Blocked tubing, depressurized line.