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Marathon Petroleum Storage Tank H2S release

8025-8099 Crider Ln, Catlettsburg, KY 41129, USA | 2017-May-11

Initial Notification: On May 11, 2017, the NOAA SSC was contacted by USCG MSU Huntington, WV (Sector Ohio Valley) of a release of H2S from a transmixed petroleum storage tank at the Marathon refinery in Catlettsburg, KY. Early reports indicated a range of readings for H2S from 100 PPM to 10 PPM within the dike wall. USCG is sending a team to investigate and is gathering information. Hazard information on H2S provided by SSC.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Products of concern:transmixed petroleum and H2S
Latitude (approximate): 38° 22.52′ North
Longitude (approximate): 82° 35.99′ West