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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #133503
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State Police #11-01640
Accident Date2011-03-22
Report Date 2011-03-28
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
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)No Information GivenExchanger on KDLA unit, tower #22NONOYESBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

An exchanger on the KDLA unit, tower #22 is leaking VOCs.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

The exchangers were isolated and tested to find the leak. The initial sample results were erroneously high and no reportable quantities were exceeded.