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Shell Facility (3462), St. Rose

Causal Factor: Maintenance/Procedures

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release

5-77 (St. Rose Flare)
Cause: Maintenance activities on the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) led to an interuption in power due to a loose connection in the UPS. Several pieces of equipment shut down and there was flaring

Followup: No

Notes: The incident occurred during routine maintenance activity on the UPS and the loose connection in the UPS was not expected. The equipment was restarted once power was returned. The incident will be investigated and corrective actions will be implemented appropriately to prevent reoccurence
Benzene: 0.1 pounds
Carbon Monoxide: 27.3 pounds
Nitrogen Oxide: 5.0 pounds
Particulate Matter: 1.0 pounds
Sulfur Dioxide: 3.3 pounds
Toluene: 0.0 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds: 12.6 pounds
Xylene: 0.0 pounds
n-Hexane: 0.7 pounds