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ExxonMobil Refinery (2638), Baton Rouge

Releases of Light Catalytic Reformed Naphtha (LCR)

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

Spill/suction line
Cause: Leaking oil was caused by an improperly installed blind on a common suction line used for mixing gasoline components.

Followup: No

Notes: A vacuum truck immediately began to pick up the pooled oil. The blind was reinstalled and other installations for the same mechanical work were checked. Contaminated soil removed. The LDEQ reportable quantity for oil to soil (1 barrel) was exceeded and the RQ for Benzene (10 lbs) was also exceeded. Amount of Light Cat Naptha released was 11.3 barrels and amount of benzene released was 31.7 pounds.
470.4 gallons