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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #144647
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State Police #1219421
Accident Date2012-11-13
Report Date 2012-11-16
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
Crude Paraffinic2HTank FarmNONONO210.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: No Information Given

Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

Spill of 5 barrells (210 gallons) of oil from the frac tank near 201 tank. Bad check valve and ball valve caused material to backflow through frac tank releasing crude oil to secondary containment

Discharge Preventable - No

Equipment malfunction.

Notes/Remedial Actions

The facility cleaned up oil with vac trucks and remediated the soil. They will replace faulty valves at equipment.