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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
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State Police #11-02393
Accident Date2011-04-26
Report Date 2011-04-26
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
NaphthaCooling exchangerNONOYES 

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

There was a pinhole leak in a naphtha tube of the cooling exchanger.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

At the time of the State Police Hazmat Line report, the refinery was preparing to shut the unit down and make repairs within 24 hours. There were no injuries, fires, fatalities, or road closures.