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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #97796
State Police #07-03884
Accident Date2007-07-12
Report Date 2007-07-19
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
Hydrogen Sulfide12 h 22 mY-4 Cooling TowerNONONO384.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Corrosion

Exchanger X-3281 in the #7 HDS Unit failed

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

cooling tower side of the exchanger was isolated form the cooling tower water system to stop the release.