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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #122816
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #10-01962
Accident Date2010-04-15
Report Date 2010-04-20
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 givenno information givenNONONOBRQ
Sulfur Dioxideno information givenno information givenNOYESNOBRQ
Nitrogen Oxideno information givenno information givenNOYESYESBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Power Failure

Power surge tripped equipment in acid plant when Entergy lost a transformer.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ. Refinery letter states that no reportable quantities were exceeded. Stabilized plant but still having problems. No additional information given.