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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #97829
State Police #07-03903
Accident Date2007-07-13
Report Date 2007-07-20
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 Dioxide11 h 45 mNorth FlareNOYESNO21,950.0 pounds
Carbon Monoxide11 h 45 mNorth FlareNOYESNO2,191.0 pounds
Nitric Oxide11 h 45 mNorth FlareNOYESNO403.0 pounds
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)11 h 45 mNorth FlareNONOYES829.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

see notes

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

a root cause failure analysis will be completed to determine the cause of the equipment failure. Once emissions were noticed, unit was shut dow