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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

Releases of Fuel

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

Underground Pipe
Cause: Corrosion of the underground pipe.

Followup: No

Notes: Material in the line was rerouted and the line was blocked out. The soil is being picked up and will be treated offsite. Leak clamped and pipe replaced. Leak not preventable because there have been no previous leaks along this pipeline. No ground water wells in the vicinity of the release
214.0 gallons

Cause: According to the LDEQ incident report, a pinhole leak on a blow down line released jet fuel at 19 PPH as a liquid/vapor mixture.

Followup: No

Notes: Release is BRQ.

Fuel oil line
Cause: Operations found an oil stain found on gravel, and further investigation revealed that leak was coming from a fuel oil line that held low sulfur fuel oil.

Followup: No

Notes: To end the event. the line was removed from service. No RQs were exceeded as a result of this event.
26.0 gallons
No LDEQ Reported

No Information Given
Cause: On June 7, 2013, there was an oil spill that occurred at the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery. Approximately 1 pint of jet fuel was released into the Mississippi River.

Followup: No

Notes: Due to prompt incident response to mitigate the event duration, we have determined that no reportable quantities were exceeded.
0.1 gallons