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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #77849
State Police #05-02015
Accident Date2005-03-28
Report Date 2005-04-04
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 Dioxide2hrs 3 mFLARE (North EP-64)NOYESNO445.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Compressor C-1202 shut down due to mechanical problems. As a result they had to shur down No. 4 and 5 and 5 HDS Units. Had to depressor the unit to flare to sweep the reactors. The shutdown was caused by burned-out motor leads at the

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Corrective action was taken immediately to replace the damaged electrical components and return the compressor to service. This incumbent was found to be unpreventable as the equipment failure could not be anticipated. No reportable quantities were exce