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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #79451
State Police #05-03542
Accident Date2005-05-29
Report Date 2005-06-07
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 DioxideNo Information GivenFLARE (South Flare EP-31)NOYESNO13.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Weather

STORMS-Incident occurred as a result of an upset on the product fraction section of the FCC unit due to a rainstorm.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Release ended once unit operators regained control of the process after the rain subsided. Emissions were not in excess of permit limits and no reportable quantified were exceeded, therefore notification made as courtesy only