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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #160325
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tate Police #N/A
Accident Date2014-11-25
Report Date 2014-12-10
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
Sulfur Dioxide19m#2 and #3 FlaresNOYESNO18.0 pounds

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

A citizen complaint was received on 11/25. The description of the complaint was that flaring at Calumet Lubricants was noticed 5 minutes ago. Flaring occurred at Calumet Lubricants from 09:03 to 09:22 on 11/25 from both the #2 and #3 flares. Operators were switching compressors in the Catalytic Dewaxing Unit and over pressured the unit which cause relief of gas to the flares.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

No information on remedial actions provided