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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

Releases of Naphtha

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

Tank Farm
Cause: Unknown

Followup: No

Notes: Inspected floating roof seals, cleaned the area with vacuum truc
10,500.0 gallons

Tank 32
Cause: Tank overfilled

Followup: No

Notes: Vacuum truck and removal of the contaminated soil
420.0 gallons

tank farm
Cause: Approximately 700 barrels of naphtha were discharged from the roof of tank 58. The gauging system had failed and manual readings were not taken.

Followup: Yes

Notes: Stopped flow into tank, foamed product,removed naphtha from within diked area.
29,400.0 gallons

Platform Unit Charge Heater #1 (EQT 250)
Cause: Rupture of tube in heater fire box. No 1 Platformer charge heater (EQT 0250) exceeded opacity >20% for approximately 20 minutes. The unit was turned off and cooled.

Followup: No

Notes: Feed and fuel into heater were removed, steamed out and water was sprayed to cool. The report states that the heater tubes will be repaired to proven recurrence. A field interview was conducted on 5/23 and photos were taken which are included in the pdf file. At the time of the inspection, a steam plum exhaust from the heater stack due to water sprayed on to the heater to cool the unit.
No information Given