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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #76443
State Police #No Information Given
Accident Date2005-01-25
Report Date 2005-01-26
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
Atmospheric Tower Bottoms (Crude Oil)15 minsTank FarmNONONO210.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

Flange failure. A flange in the pipe rack located northwest of T-98 failed, releasing about 5 barrels to the surrounding ground. It was contained in the tank ber

Discharge Preventable - No

Flange Failures are not common causes of spills.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Directed vac truck to vac the spill up and recycle the product back into the refinery. No specific remedial action planned to prevent recurrence. Flange failures not common cause of spills.