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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

Releases of Heavy Vacuum Gas Oil

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

Pipe rack in Area C
Cause: Leak developed in pipe rack

Followup: No

Notes: Vacuum truck cleaned up spill, line was blinded to ensure no future recurrenc
210.0 gallons

Area C No. 4 Crude Unit
Cause: valve packing leak on a warmup line

Followup: No

Notes: Letter states that emissions were BRQ. No reason for leak is given.
30.0 gallons

piping on Pump P-20038
Cause: Failure of piping network around the HGVO Product Pumb (P-20038) due to high vibration. Refinery states that offsite impact investigation concluded that .6 to 1/2 barrels of HVGO aerosolized and dispersed into the air.

Followup: Yes

Notes: RQ: The amount of HGVO released exceeded reportable quantities. The diameter of the discharge piping will be increased to recommended engineering standards and a program will be developed to identify and maintain settings on the spring cans. Second follow-up letter was dated 12/22/10.
2,562.0 gallons