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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #79636
State Police #05-03755
Accident Date2005-06-07
Report Date 2005-06-13
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
Nitrogen Oxide16 min. X-4 and X-5 exchangers in the coke fractionerNOYESYES8.7 pounds
Sulfur Dioxide0h 16m X-4 and X-5 exchangers in the coke fractionerNOYESNO317.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Instrument Failure

The compressor second state knockout drum received a high level alarm. Inadequate cooling of verhead vapors at the X-4 and X-5 exchangers in the coke fractioner caused the 891-K-1 compressor to trip offline

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

They claimed they changed operational procedures and the compressor was restarted.