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Calumet Lubricants (312), Cotton Valley

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #144393
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tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2012-11-02
Report Date 2012-11-13
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 Oil#47 Above Ground Storage TankNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

LDEQ received a notification from Calumet Lubricants that preparation were underway to refill above ground crude oil storage tanks within the next ten days. An LDEQ representative talked with someone out the facility who advised that an internal floating roof (IFR) tank #47 had been taken out of service when a gap was found in the seal during the annual inspection.

Discharge Preventable - Not Applicable

No spills occurred during this incident, but the information was submitted as per permits requirements.

Notes/Remedial Actions

The tank was drained and repairs were being conducted to the seal. No spills or releases.