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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #80736
State Police #05-04965
Accident Date2005-07-25
Report Date 2005-08-01
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
Hydrocarbon0h 17mLow Pressure FlareNONOYES119.0 pounds
Hydrogen Sulfide0h 17mLow Pressure FlareNONONO3.0 pounds
Sulfur Dioxide0h 17mLow Pressure FlareNOYESNO251.0 pounds
Nitrogen Oxide0h 17mLow Pressure FlareNOYESYES8.2 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

A contractor came into contact with the instrument air supply line for the FCC Unit's K-2A Supplemental compressor. This caused the lines to separate and for air to leak.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

It was immediately repaired and they claimed to go over similar air supplies.