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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
State Police #NIG
Accident Date2012-02-22
Report Date 2012-05-22
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
Liquid HydrocarbonsNONONO 

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Other - See text

Over pressurization of #5 Boiler. High BTU liquid hydrocarbon present at boiler #5 lead to an explosive mixture in the boiler. Fire and smoke were witnessed during boiler start-up.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

Systems stopped and re-started several times. Instrument technician was called in to perform repairs.