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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #132791
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State Police #11-04551
Accident Date2011-07-30
Report Date 2011-08-05
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 Dioxide220mFLARE: Low Pressure and High Pressure Flares (308F-D-1 and 308F-D-2)NOYESNO448.0 pounds
Carbon Monoxide220mFLARE: Low Pressure and High Pressure Flares (308F-D-1 and 308F-D-2)NOYESNO219.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

The Unit 1291 Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Unit's slurry pumparound pump (1291 L-6C) deteriorated and was shutdown. This disrupted cooling of the FCC Unit's fractionator tower and this was also shutdown. Overhead gases were routed to the Low Pressure and High Pressure Flares (308F-D-1 and 308F-D-2).

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

BRQ. No Information given regarding remedial actions because gases were routed through permitted emission points. No SPOC report available. The incident date on the LDEQ report (7/30) and the Incident report (7/31) are different.