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Phillips 66 (2538), Lake Charles

Releases of Sulfur Dioxide and Sulfur Trioxide

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

No. 10 HDS
Cause: Iron sulfide exposure to oxygen.

Followup: No

Notes: Maintenance procedures will be updated to ensure filter elements remain soaked in water until the maintenance crew is ready to remove them. No excess emissions above reportable quantity, therefore the notification was made as a courtesy.
45.0 pounds

#1/2 SRU
Cause: A boiler had an emergency shutdown due to a steam imbalance across the site. Various units that depend on steam to operate had rates rapidly reduced, and a release from #1/2 Sulfur Recovery Unit(SRU) was caused.

Followup: No

Notes: No information given
69.6 pounds