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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76801
State Police #05-00904
Accident Date2005-02-08
Report Date 0000-00-00
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
ButaneNo Information GivenMTBE UnitNONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

malfunction of a tube bundle on the MTBE production unit skid put Butane in the sewer system

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Flushed out the sewer system and directed into the secondary treatment facility