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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #90872
State Police #06-06018
Accident Date2006-09-25
Report Date 2006-10-02
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
Methane/Ethane Mixture0h 16m410 PSV 061NONOYES11,605.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

Final repssure increase on the Enbridge Purchased Fuel Gas line resulted in an out of sync system dynmics which resulted in causing the Process Safety Valve to lift slightly

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Immediately lowered the PFG system's pressure which reseated PSV 061