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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Methane

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

Waste Gas Compressor
Cause: see notes. natural gas was escaping from the natural gas supply regulator for the engine driver of the the Waste Gas Compressor.

Followup: No

Notes: operators attempted to stop the leak by adjusting the supply pressure. The compressor was shutdown and the gas supply header was isolated. Internal bladder replaced.
1,201.0 pounds