|Home||Search||Emissions||Pollutants||About the Database|
|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|PSLA #10 quench line flange||Cause: The release resulted from a leak caused by a loose flange.|
Notes: A pan was placed under the leaking flange to collect oil for reprocessing, and to mitigate further release of the material to soil. The bolts were replaced and tightened which stopped the leak. The contaminated soil was remediated immediately after the leak was isolated. 1.5 barrels of Coker feed (or 63 gallons) was also spilt to soil but is not reported as a specific pollutant emitted. However, coker feed has the same RQ as crude oil (1 barrel or 42 gallons) and is thus exceeded. The RQ for PAHs was also exceeded.
|Underground coker feed line||Cause: Oil was discovered seeping up from the ground due to a leak in an underground coker feed line.|
Notes: The line segment that developed the leak was removed from service and demolished. Excavation and soil remediation have been completed. Permanent isolation/repair of affected piping was completed by removing from service the line segment that developed the leak. The oil is a coker feed stream which has a high viscosity and does not migrate. The hydrocarbon material has been removed and all contaminated soil is disposed. SPOC and verbal report state that 15 gallons of Resid was released, but not mentioned in written report.
|storage tank||Cause: On February 2, 2013, a tank roof separated from the rim of tank releasing material to air. Initial contact with SPOC indicated a possible release exceeding 1 pound RQ limit of PAHs. The rim had separated from the roof of a storage tank at the facility. The tank was isolated. No estimate was available of how much material the tank contained. At approximately 5:08pm, Louisiana State Police was notified of a potential release of hydrogen sulfide over the reportable quantity.|
Notes: Flow to the tank was shut off. SPOC states that caller reported 6ppm for VOCs during one update call.