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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #124556
tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2010-06-30
Report Date 2010-07-07
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 Dioxide1h 34mFLARE: Sulfur packageNOYESNO838.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Refinery stated that "the root cause of this incident was due to sour gas not being transferred from the flare to the Sulfur Package in a timely matter..." The root cause analysis provided by ConocoPhillips determined that this incident was due to careless operation by personnel.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

RQ. LDEQ report states, "this is an area of concern with emission point 308F-D-1 (Low Pressure Flare) of the facility's permit, Permit No.2779-V2.LAC 33:III.905.A: Failure to maintain air pollution control facilities."