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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #102024
State Police #08-00043
Accident Date2008-01-03
Report Date 2008-01-03
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
Hydrogen4 MTail Gas CompressorNONONO56.0 pounds
Methane4 MTail Gas CompressorYESNOYES10.0 pounds
Ethane4 MTail Gas CompressorNONOYES10.0 pounds
Propane4 MTail Gas CompressorNONOYES10.0 pounds

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Distance piece broke causing cylinder door to come off. A hole was created in the top of the casing. This caused immediate ignition of gases.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

No remedial action. Release was below reportable quantities