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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #88297
State Police #06-03501
Accident Date2006-06-04
Report Date 2006-06-13
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 DioxideNo Information GivenArea A- North Flare (EP-64)NOYESNO<10

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

A refinery process unit (#7 HDS) was being depressured and steamed to the flare as part of a pre-turnaround shutdown procedure.

Discharge Preventable -

Notes/Remedial Actions

Letter from CP indicates that an instrument malfunctioned causing an incorrect reading that indicated an excessive release of SO2