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Calumet Lubricants 1 (1224), Princeton

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #111219
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State Police #08-07729
Accident Date2008-12-04
Report Date 2008-12-09
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
Hydrogen Sulfide20hHydrocal Unit 1 Flare (PH-25)NONONO53.8 pounds
Sulfur Dioxide20hHydrocal Unit 1 Flare (PH-25)NOYESNO2,635.8 pounds

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

SRU failed. By-pass the SRU to the flare during an emergency shut down of the SRU.

Discharge Preventable - No

Not predictable or preventable.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Acid gas feed was routed to the hydrocal flare and natural gas was sent to the SRU.