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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

Releases of Liquid Hydrocarbons

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source(s) Notes Amount of Release
No LDEQ Reported


Cause: Over pressurization of #5 Boiler. High BTU liquid hydrocarbon present at boiler #5 lead to an explosive mixture in the boiler. Fire and smoke were witnessed during boiler start-up.

Followup: No

Notes: Systems stopped and re-started several times. Instrument technician was called in to perform repairs.