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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

Releases of No Information Given

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release
111687

2008-12-30
NIG
Cause: A leak occurred, but no further information provided about the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ.
111657

2008-12-29
NIG
Cause: A leak occurred, but no further information provided about the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ.
111570

2008-12-21
NIG
Cause: A packing leak on a control valve of Polynuclear Hydrocarbons release liquid.

Followup: No

Notes: Release of unspecified material was BRQ.
111541

2008-12-19
NIG
Cause: 2 units tripped off and caused an emergency vent to air.

Followup: No

Notes: The LDEQ notes that the odors of H2S may have been perceived off site as this is an abnormal situation. This release of unspecified material is BRQ.
111009

2008-11-23
NIG
Cause: A leak occurred, but no information provided regarding the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
110703

2008-11-10
reactor 301 in LELA unit
Cause: According to the LDEQ incident report, reactor 301 in LELA unit has an ongoing leak.

Followup: No

Notes: Release is BRQ, but no information provided regarding when the ongoing leak was secured or what material was released.
110554

2008-11-01
NIG
Cause: According to the LDEQ incident report, a small pinhole leak in the alkylation caused a release.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ.
110551

2008-10-31
NIG
Cause: According to the LDEQ incident report, a leak in an overhead piping of a coker drum spilt into the coker drum.

Followup: No

Notes: Coker drum was taken out of service. The release of an unspecified material was BRQ.
110453

2008-10-28
NIG
Cause: According to the LDEQ incident report, propane is iced on container on D480. No information provided regarding cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The refinery report indicates that further information is provided in an attached Discharge Notification Report that is not included. The release of an unspecified material is BRQ.
111783

2008-01-05

Cause: Leak occurred. No further information given.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ were not exceeded. No further information given.
111757

2008-01-04
No Information Given
Cause: Flaring incident. No further information given.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. Flaring incident. No further information given.
120247

2009-12-17
flare
Cause: Flaring occurred.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded.
119697

2009-11-24
NIG
Cause: Leak occurred. No further information provided.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. LABB only has access to refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-10-20
No Information Given
Cause: leak occurred.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded.
118665

2009-10-12
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. LABB only has access to refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-08-07
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred but information provided about cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of unspecified material is BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-08-03
No information given.
Cause: Leak occurred.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded.
116649

2009-07-21
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred, but no information provided about the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The RQ for an unspecified material was not exceeded. LABB only has access to the LDEQ incident report.
116397

2009-07-13
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred, but no information provided about the cause.

Followup:

Notes: RQ not exceeded for an unspecified material. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-07-07
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred, but no information about cause of incident.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material is BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
116296

2009-07-07
NIG
Cause: No information provided about the cause of the material released as a result of this incident.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material is BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-05-11
No Information Given
Cause: There was a spill, but no further information provided about the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery letter.
114432

2009-04-24
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred, but no information provided regarding the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material is BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
114324

2009-04-21
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred, but no information given regarding the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material is BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-04-17
No Information Given
Cause: A Third Party Barge Leak occurred, but no information provided regarding the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-04-16
No Information Given
Cause: A Third Party Barge Leak occurred, but no information provided regarding the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
114092

2009-04-11
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred, but no information provided regarding cause.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ. LABB only has access to refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-03-30
No Information Given
Cause: No information provided regarding the release of an unspecified material.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. LABB only has access to refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-03-16
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred, but no information provided regarding the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
112758

2009-02-14
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred, but no information given regarding cause.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded for an unspecified material. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
112551

2009-02-05
No Information Given
Cause: According to the SPOC verbal report, a pipe flange leaked.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ.
112312

2009-01-27
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred. No further information given.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified material was BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
112275

2009-01-26
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred. No further information given.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. No further information given. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
112161

2009-01-21
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred, but no information provided regarding the cause.

Followup: No

Notes: Release for unspecified material is BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
No LDEQ Reported

2009-01-18
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred. No further information given.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. No further information given.
112068

2009-01-15
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred. No further information given.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. No further information given. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
112013

2009-01-14
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred. No further information given.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. No further information given. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
111997

2009-01-13
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred. No further information given.

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. No further information given. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
111873

2009-01-08
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred- no further information given

Followup: No

Notes: RQ not exceeded. No further information given. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
112185

2009-01-02
No Information Given
Cause: Leak occurred. No further information given.

Followup:

Notes: RQ not exceeded. No further information given. LABB only has access to the refinery report.
125332

2010-08-02
Depropanizer column
Cause: Alarm was triggered on the depropanizer column. There was a leaking flange.

Followup: No

Notes: This release is BRQ. The leaking flange was secured. Refinery Letter states that "after further evaluation, we have determined that this release is regulated by the Leak Detection and Repair regulations and is not considered an unauthorized discharge."
125135

2010-07-24
No Information Given
Cause: No information provided about the cause of this incident or the material released.

Followup: No

Notes: The total release of an unspecified substance was less than a gallon. This release was BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery incident report.
124604

2010-07-03
No information given
Cause: No information given about the cause or the material released from this incident.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified substance was BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery incident report.
124605

2010-07-03
NIG
Cause: No information provided about the cause or the material released from this incident.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified substance was BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery incident report.
124548

2010-06-30
NIG
Cause: A release occurred at the sulfur recovery unit, but no information given about the cause or the material released.

Followup: No

Notes: The release of an unspecified substance was BRQ.
124439

2010-06-24
flare
Cause: No information provided about the cause or the material released from flaring.

Followup: No

Notes: The release for this unspecified substance from the flare is BRQ. LABB only has access to the refinery incident report.
122756

2010-04-14
no information given
Cause: There was a flash fire in Refinery Gas Compression Unit during routine compressor maintenance, per procedure, when the fire occurred. Root cause still under investigation. Three people injured and were sent to a local hospital.

Followup: No

Notes: Area secured and compressor isolated. Exxon is working with OSHA to determine root cause to prevent recurrence. No information given about pollutants emitted.
122406

2010-03-26
flare
Cause: Planned and controlled release for maintenance.

Followup: No

Notes: Below reportable quantities. No specification of what chemicals were released.
134769

2011-10-20
Gas alarm for Cooling Tower 29
Cause: Gas alarm was plugged causing the alarm to signal erroneously. There was no leaking cooling tower 29.

Followup: No

Notes: Evaluation found that there was no leak and additional sampling confirmed that there was no leak at Cooling Tower 29.
131949

2011-06-21
flange fire
Cause: ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery provided a written notification to the LDEQ on June 21, 2011 of the events and circumstances surrounding the flange fire that occurred at the facility. After further evaluation, they have determined that no reportable quantities were exceeded. Approximately 127 pounds of material were released during the event, excluding any combustion effects. Upon discovery, steam was applied to the flange to extinguish the fire until flange bolts could be tightened.

Followup: No

Notes: Steam was applied to the flange to extinguish the fire until flange bolts could be tightened.
127.0 pounds
No LDEQ Reported

2011-04-07
No Information Given
Cause: No Information Given.

Followup: No

Notes: BRQ. No Information Given. LABB only has access to the Refinery letter and not the LDEQ or SPOC incident report.
129998

2011-03-22
Cooling Tower
Cause: Refinery letter states that a cooling tower release occurred. After further evaluation, it was determined that results from the samples were erroneously high as confirmation samples did not indicate a release.

Followup: No

Notes: This release was BRQ. No further information given. LABB only has access to the refinery report and not the LDEQ incident report.
137769

2012-03-07
Cooling Tower #53
Cause: ExxonMobil Baton Rouge erroneously notified LA State Police and LDEQ regarding a potential release from cooling tower #53. After further testing of the cooling tower water, it was determined that the initial test results gave a false indication of a leak due to coincident addition of water treatment chemicals to the system.

Followup: No

Notes: The El Paso cooling tower sample method was used to verify a false indication of a leak in cooling tower #53.
151605

2013-10-11
No Information Given
Cause: Letter serves as written notification of the events and circumstances surrounding the flaring that occurred at the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery on Oct 11, 2013. Courtesy notifications were completed by V. Stewart to the Louisiana State Police at 8:52 pm adn LDEQ via SPOC.

Followup: No

Notes: No reportable quantities were exceeded as result of this event.