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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

Releases of Light Cycle Oil

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

Cause: drip pan askew below a section of piping under construction

Followup: No

Notes: All work in the dock area was reviewed for spill / release potentials. The sheen was unrecoverable.

unknown pipeline
Cause: Pipeline leak

Followup: No

Notes: Flange gasket replaces and the flange was tightened. Vacuum trucks were used to recover the spilled oil (60.2 barrels). Affected soil was removed.
2,528.4 gallons

gasket in OMB K-16 area
Cause: Gasket failed in OMB K-16 area, spilled mix of light cycle oil and heavy oil-long resid.

Followup: No

Notes: Will flush out the line and replace the gasket. "Material was non-hazardous...the contaminated soil was excavated"
1.0 gallons

Pipe flange gasket along D-Dock
Cause: A leaking flange caused a light sheen of oil in the Calcasieu River near the A-Deck.

Followup: No

Notes: The flange was tightened and the leak stopped. Absorbent mats were used to contain and remediate the unrecoverable sheen. The flange gasket was replaced.
0.0 pounds