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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #123466
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State Police #no information given
Accident Date2010-05-15
Report Date 2010-10-04
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
No Information GivenNo Information GivenFLARENONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

"Unscheduled maintenance requiring shutdown of FCC Unit. The packing on the slide valve stem in the regenerator side of FCCU failed and had to shut down the unit and flaring ensued." No details given regarding what was emitted. FLARE.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ. Refinery letter states that no reportable quantities were exceeded during this incident. Valve removed and sent for repair.