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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #131653
State Police #11-03286
Accident Date2011-06-05
Report Date 2011-06-08
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
Hydrogen SulfideUnicracker unitNONONOBRQ
Sulfur DioxideUnicracker unitNOYESNOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Power Failure

LDEQ report states that power was lost to the Unicracker unit resulting in a flare.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ: Quantities of hydrogen sulfide and sulfur dioxide were below reportable quantities. No further information on remedial actions was given.