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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #83566
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2005-11-01
Report Date 2005-11-07
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
Crude Paraffinic15mSlop water tank at Brown StationNONONO462.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Slop water tank at Brown station overflowed with crude and water spilling to the ground. Cause: Air bleeder valve left open - presumed to be a human factor since a valve was left open.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Assumed human error.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Closed bleeder valve, put out absorbent pads and booms to contain spill, plan was to vac truck oil to recycle tank, excavate soil and remove to landfill.