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Valero (26003), Norco

Releases of Gas Oil

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

VGO Pipeline
Cause: A 20" VGO pipeline developed a leak in the West Plant.

Followup: No

Notes: Stopped the leak.
2.0 gallons

tank T-150-21
Cause: Vacuum gas oil leaked from tank T-150-21. Tests showed some "soil protective of groundwater" was contaminated but refinery states that groundwater was not actually impacted due to high clay content of the soils.

Followup: Yes

Notes: BRQ. Refinery letter states that no reportable quantities were exceeded. Tank in question drained, adjacent dike containment area vacuumed.