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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

Releases of Seal Oil

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release
150804

2013-09-03
No Information Given
Cause: On September 3, ExxonMobil Refinery was in the process of prepping equipment. Flared some C4 and C5 for a few minutes. Some seal oil got into the flare system causing a lazy flame. LDEQ report mentions a release of seal oil to the flare stack causing a lazy flame.

Followup: No

Notes: Due to prompt incident response to mitigate the event duration, no reportable quantities were exceeded.