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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #160337
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tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2014-12-02
Report Date 2014-12-02
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 Oil30m#4 crude charge line on Tank 98NONONO6,300.0 gallons

Accident Classified As: Reportable Quantity

Cause of Problem: Piping or Tubing

A spill of approximately 6300 gallons of crude oil near Tank 98 due to pipe failure on crude charge line. Spill was caused by a pinhole leak on the #4 6-inch line. Spill was contained inside dike wall area of tank.

Discharge Preventable - No

Failure of crude charge pipe caused release.

Notes/Remedial Actions

Material was isolated to stop leak then free product was vacuumed up and soil removed. Waste soil to be disposed under manifest to appropriate landfill. Soil samples were collected after clean-up. According to the results, Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Organic (TPH-O) was found to range from 353 mg/kg to 1431 mg/kg and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Diesel (TPH-D) ranged from 245 mg/kg to 1485 mg/kg. Site will be forwarded to Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's (LDEQs) remediation division due to elevated levels of TPH-D.