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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Flammable Gas

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

#2 Crude Unit
Cause: see notes.Fire involving hydrocarbons from heavy oil.

Followup: No

Notes: Letter states that no RQ's were exceeded

no information given
Cause: "flammable gas in pipe rack" --no further details/explanations Follow-up notifications on 9/21 and 22 referenced in refinery letter but not included in file.

Followup: No

Notes: "Attempted to identify line...set up safe zone perimeter...safety personnel taking readings" no additional information

no information given
Cause: A release of Hydrogen Sulfide and compressed flammable gas on January 29, 2013. No information given to the root cause.

Followup: No

Notes: According to the facility's report, there were no adverse environmental impacts that occurred during this time.