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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

Releases of Pentene

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.
1.0 pounds

FLARE-Flare #5,7,17,19
Cause: OTHER-Electrical failure of Coker units

Followup: No

Notes: Personnel initiated startup of idle compressor recovering most of coker gas. Alternate electrical coordination settings and power supply designs are being evaluated for this system.
38.0 pounds

no information given/leak
no informaiton given/leak
Cause: no information given

Followup: No

Notes: Written notification from Exxon Mobile surrounding the leak that occurred at the facility stating that no reportable quantities had been exceeded.
22.0 pounds