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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #77898
State Police #05-02065
Accident Date2005-03-30
Report Date 2005-04-06
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 GivenFlare F 206 A reformer UnitNONOYES55.0 gallons

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

release of naphtha to a lined sump open to the atmosphere during start up of Sulfolane Unit

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Claims emission was below RQ. Foam was applied and vacuum truck. Flare drum overfilled