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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #94176
State Police #07-00909
Accident Date2007-02-23
Report Date 2007-03-02
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
Sulfur Dioxide6h 18mIncinerator StackNOYESNO492.9 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

The condensate boot on the Tail Gas Treater Unit reboiler malfunctioned resulting in a loss of temperature on the 591-V-33 Stripper. This caused excess emissions of SO2.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions