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|State Police #||11-02393|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Compressed Flammable Gas||36h||Fractionator Overhead Fin Fan||NO||NO||YES||1,791.0 pounds|
|Hydrogen Sulfide||36h||Fractionator Overhead Fin Fan||NO||NO||NO||304.0 pounds|
Accident Classified As:
LDEQ states that a leak was observed in the Fractionator Overhead Fin Fan at the Cat Feed Hydrotreater, releasing compressed flammable gas and hydrogen sulfide.
Refinery letter states that corrosion mechanism not previously experienced for this equipment, and equipment is within normal service life.
RQ. Unit commenced an orderly and safe shutdown in order to stop the leak and make necessary repairs.