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ExxonMobil Chemical Plant (286), Baton Rouge

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #106447
State Police #08-03556
Accident Date2008-06-16
Report Date 0000-00-00
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
PropyleneNo information givenflareNONOYES700.0 pounds
PropyleneNo information givencompressorNONOYES 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

They have compressor trip. All the gas went to the flare. The unit is being depressured.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Event was ongoing.