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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|Alkylation Unit Isobutane recycle line||Cause: LDEQ report states, "Isobutane leak. There is a pinhole leak in the alkyl unit. The leak could only be seen after temperatures dropped and condensate was visible."
Incident report states, "preliminary inspection found that the leak had occurred in a weld on the recycle line. Because the weld failure mechanism is unknown and would require further metallurgical testing."|
Notes: Incident report states, "it was decided that the entire Isobutane recycle line shall be replaced with new pipe before starting up the Alkylation Unit."