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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #126972
State Police #NIG
Accident Date2010-10-06
Report Date 2010-10-08
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
Virgin Gas Oil25 mPipestill Unit PSLA-9NONONO50.4 gallons

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Pipestill Unit PSLA-9 leaked 50.4 gallons of light virgin-gas oil to the soil, as line was being prepared for mechanical work.

Discharge Preventable - No

The release occurred due to unexpected line failure.

Notes/Remedial Actions

The line was isolated so that the release will end, and residual material was collected in a bucket. Same incident as Incident #128798. LDEQ filed same written report twice, under both #126972 and #128798. This release is RQ,