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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

Releases of Flammable Gas

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release

Area C Demo Line
Cause: The root cause was found to be operator error. The operator failed to secure the line during a unit shutdown to clean equipment. Thus, some temporary piping that had been put in and left open-ended upon disconnection.

Followup: No

Notes: Corrective action was taken to isolate the open-ended pipe identified during the incident investigation.
5,441.0 pounds