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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|cude oil heater||Cause: Fire inside of a crude oil heater.|
Notes: Oil picked up with vacuum truck and remaining oil recovered via oil skimmers. The incident resulted in a fire which was contained within the boundaries of the refinery. No injuries requiring hospitalization or fatalities occurred due to the emergency. Princeton personnel responded to extinguish the fire and contain any release that may have occurred with the assistance of the local fire department. The initial report stated approximately 50 gallons of crude oil was released onto the land, while the LDEQ incident report states 100 gallons of crude oil was released into the air.
|Crude Oil: 100.0 gallons|
|Hydrocal Unit No. 1 Flare (PH-25)||Cause: SRU (Sulfur Recovery Unit) malfunctioned and was shut down|
|Sulfur Dioxide: 8,591.0 pounds|
Hydrogen Sulfide: 175.0
|Hydrocal Unit 1 Flare (PH-25)||Cause: SRU failed. By-pass the SRU to the flare during an emergency shut down of the SRU.|
Notes: Acid gas feed was routed to the hydrocal flare and natural gas was sent to the SRU.
|Hydrogen Sulfide: 53.8 pounds|
Sulfur Dioxide: 2,635.8 pounds
|Hydrocal Unit No. 1 Flare (PH-25)||Cause: Fire at the sulfur plant incinerator and by-pass of the the Sulfur Recovery Unit to the flare during an emergency shutdown of the SRU and hydrotreater|
Notes: Bypassed acid gas to the flare and began shutdown procedures. Placed steam and nitrogen lines into the incinerator to snuff the fire and water for cooling surrounding structures. The fire was contained to the incinerator with no visible flames and later extinguished.
|Sulfur Dioxide: 337.0 pounds|
Hydrogen Sulfide: 6.9 pounds
|No information given||Cause: oil skimmer tank overflowed.|
Notes: No information given No letter from the refinery. no SPOC report.
|Oil: 100.0 gallons|
|Asphalt heater c||Cause: Light ends of the oxidation process made its way into the heater and caused contained fire.|
Notes: No information given
|stack||Cause: Knockout drum filled up and burped and went into the heater. Black smoke coming out of stack.|
Notes: No information given
|No LDEQ Reported|
|Buried line||Cause: A 30-minute release of approximately 100 gallons of Light Hydrotreated Naphthenic Distillates was discovered coming from a buried line during a product transfer.|
Notes: Product flow to the tank was stopped and the free product was vacuumed. The oil was placed in Princeton's crude supply. In-house clean up was completed by 06/20/2011. Approximately one yard of contaminated soil was excavated and placed on Princeton's solid waste holding pad for subsequent disposal at Webster Parish Landfill.
|Light Hydrotreated Naphthenic Distillates: 100.0 gallons|