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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|No Information Given|
|EQT025(1-77) Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit Catalyst Regenerator||Cause: xxxxxxxx|
Notes: Placid is continuing its investigation into the preventability of the possible excess emissions. Report states see attached online copy report- however this is not included in the file.
|Sulfur Dioxide: 36.0 pounds|
|FLARE||Cause: no information given|
Notes: Due to the FCC unit being down the Hydroheater had to shut down which caused flaring during start up.
|No Information Given||Cause: xxxxxxxx|
Notes: Hydrocarbon contamination to soil. Majority of material removed from soil and will be disposed of in accordance with applicable regulations.
|Boiler water system||Cause: xxxxxxxx|
Notes: Boiler water system was isolated from the river and source is being investigated and will be repaired.
|Process Unit||Cause: LDEQ states that a loss of hydrogen caused the shutdown of several process units. Sulfur dioxide was re-routed to the incinerator.|
Notes: No Information given. As of June 2011 incident is still classified as "open" by LDEQ. LDEQ report only. No refinery letter.
|No LDEQ Reported|
|NIG||Cause: The sheen did not emanate from Placid facilities. This is just a courtesy notification to the National Response Center, U.S. Coast Guard, & LDEQ/LSP.|
Notes: On November 9, 2012, Placid Refining Company LLC (Placid) employees noticed a visible sheen on the Mississippi River near Placid's North doc; at mile 231.8, right descending bank. Placid personnel conducted an exhaustive review of all Placid dock facilities and found no evidence of any spill or leaks. Placid also took the precaution of activating its primary OSRO to assist in the investigation. The OSROs response was timely and all equipment was operational.
|pump||Cause: Placid experienced a small pump seal fire in Placid's Vacuum unit that was quickly extinguished. The affected unit was being taken offline to check the mechanical and electrical integrity of the unit. The unit was brought back online on October 21, 2012.|
|FCC Unit||Cause: Placid reported a shutdown of the FCC Unit which was causing heavy flaring at the refinery. It was reported that there was a potential to exceed the reportable quantity (RQ) for sulfur dioxide. The release from this incident did not result in the exceedance of any reportable quantities.|
Notes: No remedial actions