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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #129054
State Police #11-00672
Accident Date2011-02-07
Report Date 2011-02-09
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
Natural GasNo Information GivenFLARE: B-12 FlareNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Refinery letter states that the B-12 Flare pilot flame went out. Gas was routed to a flare gas recovery system, so no gas was combusted during the incident.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ. Gas was routed to a flare gas recovery system. Pilot flame was re-lit. Refinery letter and SPOC report only. No LDEQ report.