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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #80881
State Police #05 -05100
Accident Date2005-07-29
Report Date 2005-08-03
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
Lubricating Oil13m#4 Vac Unit - Distillation Unit 300-350NONONOBRQ
Smoke13m#4 Vac Unit - Distillation Unit 300-350NONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

Pump seal failure on a viscosity distillate pump for the vacuum distillation unit 300-350. Hot oil sprayed out and flashed (smoke burn). #4 vacuum unit.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

No Information Given