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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #82252
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State Police #05-06441
Accident Date2005-09-15
Report Date 2005-09-16
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
Hydrogen30mPlatformerNONONO10.0 pounds
Fuel30mPlatformerNONOYES246.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

Exchanger head gasket failed. Platformer feed effluent exchanger was the unit the leak developed on. Burned hydrogen and flammable hydrocarbons as they were released to the atmosphere.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

No information given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Personnel extinguished fire with water, dry chemical and depressured the operating un