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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

Releases of 150 Bright Stock Lubricating Oil

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

FA11A seal oil tank
Cause: FA11A seal oil tank was overfilled by operations personnel. Approximately 3 bbls of refined petroleum solvent was spilled on the ground.

Followup: No

Notes: soils were excavated and recovered. Corrective measures are to be determined. Report delayed due to Hurricane Rita. First report states that there was offsite impact (land), while the report letter states there was no offsite impact. Phillips Services was contracted for cleanup for a vacuum truck and absorbent materials.
672.0 gallons