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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #84419
PDF AvailablePDF
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2005-12-09
Report Date 2005-12-09
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
HydrogenNo Information GivenDeaeratorNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Instrument Failure

The hydrogen plant went down and they sent the hydrogen to the flare. The plant went down due to a frozen level control on the deareator. This caused a bright orange 20 ft. flare. No hydrocarbons were released.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Strong odor, numerous community complaints. Calumet will followup on the amount of hydrogen that was lost.