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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

Releases of Cyclopropane

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

Cause: the controller responsible for the operation of the Refinery Gas Compression Unit (RGCU) began experiencing problems

Followup: No

Notes: C-50 was started up to eliminate the flaring and was run on manual. Incident not preventable because normal preventative precautions not used due to concern over clanging noises.
3.0 pounds