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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #116589
State Police #09-03842
Accident Date2009-07-17
Report Date 2009-07-23
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Crude OilNo Information GivenNo Information GivenNONONO76.9 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Lebeouf Bros. Towing, LLC. was transferring oil from the Conoco Refinery to the Gonsulin 104 Oil Barge and a leak developed in a transfer line which resulted in approximately 1 barrel of product being released onto the barge. *Report filed by ES&H Consulting Group (contracted by LeBouf Bros. Towing, LLC). ** This incident is NOT listed on the master list.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Upon discovery of the leak, the transfer operation was immediately terminated. All released product was contained on the oil barge. In site personnel initiated cleanup with absorbents, and an ES&H OSRO crew was dispatched to assist. After further investigation, the released quantity was determined to be 10 gallons. A large amount of rain water was present on the deck which was initially mistaken for product. No offsite impact reported.