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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #85927
State Police #06-01037
Accident Date2006-02-19
Report Date 2006-02-28
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: No Information Provided

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Sulfur Dioxide17 hr 12 minArea C- North Flare (EP-64)NOYESNO7,438.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Other

see notes. Overpressure of W-1150 and W-1301, due to plugged offgas line, resulting in relief valves lifting to North Flar

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

WEATHER - near freezing ambient temperatures initiate chain of events that produce release.Reroute PB liquid from going through offgas line to prevent line freezing/hydrate formation.