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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #126043
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State Police #10-3160
Accident Date2010-08-30
Report Date 2010-09-03
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Sulfur Dioxide6h 24mlow pressure flareNOYESNO81.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

Controlled flaring for inspection and maintenance--remaining gases from the Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Unit's recovery section routed to the Low Pressure Flare while shutting down several refinery units

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

none--planned flaring