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Phillips 66 (2418), Belle Chasse

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #143540
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2012-09-06
Report Date 2012-09-06
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
Crude OilNo information GivenPinhole leaks on roof of Tank 100-T-003NONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

A routine inspection on Sept 6, 2012 of tank 100-T-003 revealed that the roof of this tank had been damaged and that the roof developed pinhole leaks.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Approx 10% of roof deck has product and water present. Product is seeping from previous repairs. 2 in. primary gap on west side of tank 15 ft in length. The regulations require that there be no liquid on the floating roof. The product stored in the tank is crude oil and a small amount of the product was on the floating roof of the tank. Notifications were submitted to the Department and tank was repaired. The tanks seal and roof pinholes will be repaired in conjunction with the requirements stipulated for the deviation discovery.