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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #137276
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State Police #12-00956
Accident Date2012-02-17
Report Date 2012-02-23
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 Dioxide2h 30mFLARE: SRU Stack No.1 and No.2NOYESNO2,623.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Excess hydrocarbons in the feed composition to the No.1/No.2 SRU caused the reducing gas generators (RGGs) to shutdown. SO2 was released.

Discharge Preventable - No

No information Given. RCFA required by Consent Decree will be conducted. This was not included.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Air monitoring was conducted.