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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #77024
State Police #05-01142
Accident Date2005-02-18
Report Date 2005-02-25
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
NaphthaNo Information GivenB-401 furnaceNONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Flange fire at the outlet to Capitol B 401 furnace in the B Reformer Unit. Claims what was released through flare did not exceed permit. Rest of naphtha was consumed in fire