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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #104290
State Police #08-01738
Accident Date2008-03-29
Report Date 2008-04-15
Follow-up Date 2008-04-14
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Butane0 h 21 mPressure Safety Valve (PSV)-850 on sphere 100-T-500NONOYES205.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

Cracked pipe leading to Pressure Safety valve

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Cracked pipe replaced. Exceeded hourly permit for VOC emissions. Air monitoring performed by refinery personnel near leak and the nearest fenceline. No impact found by refinery personel. Emissions below reportable quanitity.