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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #109347
State Police #08-06048
Accident Date2008-09-19
Report Date 0000-01-01
Follow-up Date 2008-10-24
Follow-up: No Information Given

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Sulfur Dioxide1.8308F-D-1 Low Pressure FLARENOYESNO206.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

High pressure in the Sulfur Recovery Unit 591 resulted in part of the acid gas (Hydrogen Sulfide) feed to be routed to the Low Pressure flare. Sulfur dioxide did not exceed reportable quantities. No mention of Hydrogen sulfide emissions in report.