Home Search Emissions Pollutants About the Database

Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #77425
State Police #05-01560
Accident Date2005-03-07
Report Date 2005-03-09
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
Lubricating Oil0hrs 4 mNo Information GivenNONONO336.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Other - See text

OTHER-there was a 3rd party spill into the Calcasieu river. They were loading a barge from their docks with lube oil. They are not clear on what happened.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Shut down pump and closed valve and started clean up. A boom was placed to contain the oil. Clean Harbors Environmental Company was contracted to perform the clean upLube oil leaked into Calcasieu River. Refinery reported it as a 3rd party spill, and