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|Incident #||No LDEQ Number Available|
|State Police #||05-09007|
|Pollutant||Duration||Point Source||Greenhouse Gas||Criteria Pollutant||Ozone forming chemical||Amount of Release|
|Nitric Oxide||10h 5m||Coker 2 Wet Gas Compressor K8101||NO||YES||NO||254.0 pounds|
|Nitrogen Dioxide||10h 5m||Coker 2 Wet Gas Compressor K8101||NO||YES||YES||28.0 pounds|
|Sulfur Dioxide||10h 5m||Coker 2 Wet Gas Compressor K8101||NO||YES||NO||26,127.0 pounds|
Compressor went into high alarm for high vibration. It was determined that the vibration probe had provided a false alarm due to a faulty connection.
In order to avoid equipment damage and associated emissions, refinery personnel shut down the machine. The vibration probe was repaired and the machine was put back in service, ending the incident. Instrument and electrical connections directly relatedto K8101 were double checked for proper connections in order to avoid a recurrence due to the same root cause.