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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|Flange connection on a reactor that was prepared for maintenance||Cause: Fire occurred during shutdown of HTU-3 unit. Maintenance personnel were cutting bolts with an acetylene torch with a mixture of Nitrogen and Hydrogen was released causing fire.|
Notes: Fire immediately extinguished.
|Process Unit: Catalytic Reformer Unit||Cause: line leak developed due to internal corrosion|
Notes: Motiva Pressure Equipment Integrity Group has been tasked with evaluating this line and making recommendations that will reduce the likelihood of a recurrence.