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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

Causal Factor: Corrosion

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release

Tank 93
Cause: Hole in the bottom of tank.

Followup: No

Notes: Vaccuum trucks and plans to remove soil to remediation slab.
Diesel Fuel: 4,200.0 gallons

Tank Farm, Tank #43
Cause: A pinhole leak in crude oil storage tank #43 was discovered on October 20, 2013. Approximately 4 barrels of crude oil was released to the ground inside the dirt dike wall containment. The release was caused due to corrosion on the 6-inch line. The release impacted an area of 40 yards by 3 feet.

Followup: Yes

Notes: Shut down and isolate line. Begin clean up of spilled material and contaminated soil. Repair piping as needed. Free liquids were removed via vacuum truck. Excavation of the impacted area started on 10/23/13 and should be complete by 10/28/13. Waste generated will be stored in the holding area at the solid waste slab inside the facility for landfill disposal. On November 8, 2013, sample results were available. The results revealed remediation was not complete due to elevated levels of TPH-D.
Crude Paraffinic: 168.0 gallons