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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|VPS 2 Unit||Cause: Fire orginated during start up of VPS 2 Unit. Fire originated on piping insulation that was soaked with Light Cycle Gas Oi|
Notes: Fire was immediately extinguished.
|No information given||Cause: a flange began leaking on a pipeline internal to the plant|
Notes: Letters states the release was BRQ
|Flange: H-Oil Unit||Cause: LDEQ states that a leak at a flange occurred, causing a hydrogen and light cycle oil cloud to develop while bringing the unit up.|
Notes: BRQ. Refinery letter states that "detailed calculations performed...and that no RQ exceedence" occurred." Temperature and pressure were reduced so that the flange could be bolted, and the leak could be stopped.
|pipe flange||Cause: On November 10, 2013, a Light Cycle Gas Oil (LCGO) release which occurred at the facility from a pipe flange in Motiva's West Tank Farm.
The incident was initially reported as a potential exceedance of the 1 barrel Reportable Quantity for oil. However, after further calculation, the total amount released during this incident was determined to be below the 1 barrel RQ.|
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