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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|flare||Cause: Crude unit upset resulted in intermittent flaring from 3 different process vessels.|
Notes: Reduced rates and shutdown isomerzation and LRU unit to minimize flaring until flow rates could be stabilized. Same issue as the release on the previous day.
|flare||Cause: Crude unit upset caused flaring from 3 different process vessels.|
Notes: Reduced rates and shutdown isomerzation and LRU unit to minimize flaring until flow rates could be stabilized.
|Tank 80-8||Cause: Due to a power outage causing the emergency shutdown, light ends from Complex 1 were being diverted to Crude tank 80-8, causing oil to release out of the vent onto the floating roof through the roof drain and out onto the tank farm.|
Notes: Diverted roof drain to sump and deployed absorbent boom.
|FCCU||Cause: On March 4, 2014, there was an air release caused by a flare flame-out at the ALON Krotz Springs Refinery. The release was caused by a loss of the FCCU flare flame for 6 minutes during the shutdown of Complex II/FCCU due to freezing conditions. Caused unburnt gas to be released to the atmosphere for 6 minutes.|
Notes: Re-lit flare LDEQ incident report states that 7-day notification was received on March 13, 2014. Document did not exist in EDMS search.
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