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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #84330
State Police #05-08691
Accident Date2005-12-05
Report Date 2005-12-12
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 Dioxide0hrs 40mFLARE (South Flare Are B EP-31)NOYESNO1,780.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

The South Flare Gas Recovery Compressor was shutdown in an attempt to get the GRP compressor to run.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Compressor started back as soon as possible.