HOUSTON (Reuters) - An operator was burned by sulfuric acid on Tuesday while performing maintenance on a boiler at Phillips 66’s 247,000 barrels-per-day Alliance, Louisiana, refinery, said sources familiar with plant operations.
The worker was taken to a hospital for treatment, the sources said.
Phillips 66 spokeswoman Melissa Ory said a worker from the Alliance refinery was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital and released.
Operations at the refinery remained routine, Ory said.
Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by G Crosse and Sandra Maler