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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #112282
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State Police #090273
Accident Date2009-01-23
Report Date 2009-01-26
Follow-up Date 2009-02-10
Follow-up: Yes

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Natural Gas24 hourspipelineNONONO 

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Process Upset

The pressure regulator valve failed on the pipeline supplying natural gas to Calumet. This caused the relief valve to vent the gas.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No information given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Relief valves were blocked in and repaired.