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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

Releases of Light Crude Cycle Oil

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

Cause: While pressure testing line at Dock 2 per Coast Guard Regulations, flange leaked less than 1 quart of light cycle oil into water, which was contained inside the boom.

Followup: No

Notes: Oil was released into Calcasieu River. Double check flanges for tightness prior to pressure test.

Tank farm T-89
Cause: Incident occurred in Area D, emission point source T-89. A leak was discovered in a 10-inch transfer line inside the T-89 dike wall. Small surface-area leak identified under the insulation. Isolated the leaking line, contacted ES&H responders for remediation assistance. Leak caused by corrosion.

Followup: No

Notes: ES&H were contacted, and a container was brought to the scene to catch the leaking Light Crude Oil (LCO) from transfer line. Line was nitrogen-purged to T-83 (150bbls) and then depressurized to T-60. LCO in dike wall was transferred to vacuum truck.
150.0 gallons