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|LDEQ Incident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|RCCU Flare (EPN #8-84), West Operations Ground Flare (WOGF- EPN 9-84)||Cause: maintenance was turning a blind when contents from the line started spraying; flaring occurred following the event|
Notes: Under further investigation; no flare smoking occurred during this incident; remedial measures: vacuum trucks were deployed to try to capture the Oil in the RCCU drainage system, additional adjustments made to minimize the forward flow into the main fractionator column while isolations were made to the slurry system
|RCCU||Cause: During normal operations, there was an unexpected opening of a relief valve (RV) on the RCCU Main Fractionator, causing a release from the Residual Catalytic Cracking Unit (RCCU). The Naphtha was released to the concrete below the unit.|
Notes: Operations responded immediately to isolate the RV, and the release was stopped. The Naphtha was cleaned immediately. The main Fractionator column pressure remained steady prior to release. After the investigation was completed, the facility took precautionary measures and reinstalled the relief valve to prevent further occurrence.