|Home||Search||Emissions||Pollutants||About the Database|
|State Police #||14-02527|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Crude Oil||15m||Emergency Block Valve at the Crude #2 unit||NO||NO||NO||210.0 gallons|
|Benzene||15m||Emergency Block Valve at the Crude #2 unit||NO||NO||YES||BRQ|
|Hydrogen Sulfide||15m||Emergency Block Valve at the Crude #2 unit||NO||NO||NO||BRQ|
Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity
A spill of crude vacuum tower bottoms occurred at the Crude #2 unit. While preparing the vacuum tower bottoms (VTB) pump for maintenance, the emergency block valve (EBV) inadvertently opened, releasing crude VTB through the flange opening on the pump. CRLLC is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the EBV opening and measures to prevent recurrence.
CRLLC is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the EBV opening and measures to prevent recurrence.
The issue was resolved by isolating the EBV.