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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

Releases of Lubricating Oil

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

No Information Given
Cause: OTHER-there was a 3rd party spill into the Calcasieu river. They were loading a barge from their docks with lube oil. They are not clear on what happened.

Followup: No

Notes: Shut down pump and closed valve and started clean up. A boom was placed to contain the oil. Clean Harbors Environmental Company was contracted to perform the clean upLube oil leaked into Calcasieu River. Refinery reported it as a 3rd party spill, and
336.0 gallons

Barge CBC-196 at the loading docks on Calcasieu River
Cause: Barge operators loaded barge CBC-196 unevenly causing the barge to shift and a small amount of lube oil was spilled into the Calcasieu River.

Followup: No

Notes: Loading was stopped and absorbent pads were placed on the sheen. There is no LDEQ report and no SPOC report in the file.
0.0 gallons

lube oil containment
Cause: This was an overfill of lube oil caused by operator error on barge. 10 gallons of lube oil was spilled by barge personnel during the loading process. They claim that the barge was not being operated by Phillips 66 personnel.

Followup: Yes

Notes: In the initial report, they state that Conoco Phillips is not the responsible party and that this is 3rd party information. Lube oil spilled into Clooney Loop just off Calcasieu River/Ship Channel and it appeared that it had slight overfill of lube oil barge. The area was boomed off and ES&H began clean-up of area. Oil was released to the water due to overfill of lube oil containment. On January 5, 2013, the Phillips 66 Refinery near Lake Charles experienced a release of approximately 10 gallons of lube oil from a dock area near the Calcasieu River Ship Channel. ES&H was the cleanup contractor and the sheen was boomed off and evacuated from the water. A courtesy notification was sent to the SWRO on 01/09/13. The spill was satisfactorily cleaned up by the contractor. No further action is required. Phillips 66 made this regulatory notification as a 3rd party courtesy only notification.
10.0 gallons