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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #138385
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State Police #12-01861
Accident Date2012-03-28
Report Date 2012-04-04
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 Dioxide14m#4 SRUNOYESNOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Due to a shutdown of the #1 SRU, additional amine gas was sent to the #4 SRU, resulting in elevated sulfur dioxide emissions. This caused a flare.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The flare was less than the RQ in SO2 and the notice was a courtesy notification