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The Nov. 22, 2016 explosion on a sulfuric-acid alkylation unit that makes octane-boosting components of gasoline in the sprawling Baton Rouge refinery and chemical plant injured four workers, two of them severely.
Volatile isobutane is converted in the alkylation unit to a component of gasoline.
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