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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #88523
State Police #06-03715
Accident Date2006-06-12
Report Date 2006-06-19
Follow-up Date 2000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Hydrocarbon3h 0m308F-D-2 High Pressure FlareNONOYES378.0 pounds
Nitrogen Oxide3h 0m308F-D-2 High Pressure FlareNOYESYES57.9 pounds
Sulfur Dioxide3h 0m308F-D-2 High Pressure FlareNOYESNO1.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

The reflux pump 294L4B att he Low Sulfur Gasoline Unit experienced a seal failure.

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

The Low Sulfur Gasoline Unit was taken off line and shutdown.