Refinery Safety: Louisiana Phillips 66 Refinery Fire, No Injuries

Heater tube fails as hydrogen unit was being shut down

The 260 Mbpd Lake Charles Refinery in LA faced a fire around mid-day, which was put out without injury to operators. All monitored units were online by early noon and there was no effect on crude and product prices as a result of the fire.

As always, we are glad that no one was hurt, and are reminded of our commitment to contribute to modern refinery safety culture through our software applications.

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