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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #148795
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tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2013-05-20
Report Date 2013-06-12
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 OilNIGcrude distillation unitNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

On May 20th, Calumet Lubricants Shreveport Refinery self reported a seal fire from a crude oil leak. At approximately 0830 hours a charge pump seal was to the crude distillation unit reported to have started leaking and caught on fire. On May 29th, LDEQ spoke with Calumet's environmental engineer - he advised that the charge pump to the crude distillation unit developed a small leak, which caught on fire. The material was contained on the containment pad around the pump and was determined to be Below Reportable Quantity.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Material was contained on the containment pad around the pump. The seal was replaced and the unit was returned to service. Less than 1 gallon of oil discharged to containment pad around pump.