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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #80104
State Police #05-04265
Accident Date2005-06-26
Report Date 2005-07-01
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Sulfur Dioxide7 hours 0 minSulfur Recovery Unit Incinerator - Emission point VfNOYESNO815.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Under Investigation

The SRU was regenerating catalyst and during the recovery process, the material was released. Suspected that the stack flew meter is measuring high but until confirmed there may be a catalyst regeneration issue in the SRU.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

The reports give three different dates for the upset: 6.25, 6.26 and 6.27. The notes said there was an off site impact. Report says a manufacturer representative was scheduled to visit the refinery in the near future to determine the equipment's accuracy.