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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #99837
State Police #07-05861
Accident Date2007-09-28
Report Date 0000-00-00
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 Dioxide28 h 30 mNorth FlareNOYESNO8,881.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

multiple units were being shut down for turnaround, and caused steam to build to flare resulting in the analyzer being water logge

Discharge Preventable - No

Notes/Remedial Actions

Steam purging rate reduced to lower emissions.