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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

Releases of Light Hydrocarbons

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

Pressure Swing Adsorber
Refinery Heaters
Cause: Flaring due to unplanned shutdown of Pressue Swing Adsorber (PSA) system. Oxygen analyzer on VPS-2 Atm Heater went into alarm due to composition change in fuel gas caused by PSA's startup. Additionally, a malfunctioning pressure controller within the Amine regeneration Unit caused the kick back valve on the amine pump.

Followup: Yes

Notes: BRQ. No information given.