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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
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State Police #14-01230
Accident Date2014-03-18
Report Date 2014-03-24
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
Sulfur Dioxide4hFlare Gas Recovery AreaNOYESNOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

On March 18, 2014, Motiva Enterprises, LLC Convent Refinery (Motiva) reported an upset of the Flare Gas Recovery Area that caused emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) from flaring of hydrocarbons containing sulfur compounds. The incident was initially reported as a potential exceedance of the 500-lb Reportable Quantity for sulfur dioxide. This report states that sulfur dioxide emissions were not above reportable quantities.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions