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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|Other||Cause: Sour crude heater exploded splitting the heater on two sides. The heater was being restarted as a result of a power failure the previous night. Cause is operations problems.|
Notes: secured area
|#3 Flare||Cause: Off-site and on-site transformers failed causing complete power failure. #3 flare smoking due to lack of steam|
Notes: electricians called to restore power.
|Belco Tail Gas Unit (B2001 CO Boiler/WGS)||Cause: EXPLOSION of Belco tail gas SRU (sulfur recovery unit) "resulting in a long term loss of the scrubber"
Report lists no releases/emissions, states that there were no injuries. FIRE.|
Notes: BRQ. "Belco unit isolated. area barricaded. all sulfur producing units were idled in a controlled manner" Off site impact: "Some residential damage from explosion shockwave"; no environmental impact noted.
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