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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #No LDEQ Number Available
PDF AvailablePDF
tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2014-01-09
Report Date 2014-01-13
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
Lube OilNIGFire Pump Gear BoxNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: No Information Given

During maintenance activities of a fire pump gearbox an unrecoverable sheen was observed in the work area safety zone. The sheen was contained within the work area safety zone with boom.

Discharge Preventable - Yes

Notes/Remedial Actions

The work area safety zone was boomed to prevent the unrecoverable sheen from migrating. To prevent reoccurrence, the fire pump gearbox oil will be replaced with environmentally friendly marine oil by March 31, 2014.