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Placid Refining (2366), Port Allen

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #126184
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2010-09-07
Report Date 2010-09-13
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
Gas Oil1h 10mTank 17 - flange on an oil transfer lineNONONO294.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

A flange on an oil transfer line south of Tank 17 was discovered leaking gas oil which is a heavy hydrocarbon.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

RQ. Reportable quantities were exceeded for gas oil. The line was blocked, the dike area was also blocked, and the spill was contained with absorbent pads, boom and a vacuum truck.