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Chalmette Refining (1376), Chalmette

Releases of Refinery Fuel Gas

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

Coker 2, gas then vented to Tank 304
Cause: During tropical storm Cindy there was a power failure. This release happened upon re start.

Followup: No

Notes: The line which allowed the gas to go to the tank was isolated and the incident was ended. The flow indication was calibrated and process logic updated to minimize recurrence. No time given for which the release was stopped, but the event occurred on 07/12/05 at 16:33 hours, was identified at 21:06 hours, and subsequently emission estimates were completed on 07/14/05 at 17:25 hours. No information was given on the amount released of refinery fuel gas in this report.
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