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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #75953
State Police #05-00027
Accident Date2005-01-03
Report Date 2005-01-10
Follow-up Date 2000-00-00
Follow-up: No information given

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Sulfur Dioxide12h 45m592-X-1 Heat exchangerNOYESNO389.5 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

There was a small leak in the 592-X-1 heat exchanger which caused the temperature to drop which in turn made there no proper control for the sulfur conversion at the 592 unit.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

It was below the RQ standard of SO.