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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

Releases of Lube Oil

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

Fire Pump Gear Box
Cause: During maintenance activities of a fire pump gearbox an unrecoverable sheen was observed in the work area safety zone. The sheen was contained within the work area safety zone with boom.

Followup: No

Notes: The work area safety zone was boomed to prevent the unrecoverable sheen from migrating. To prevent reoccurrence, the fire pump gearbox oil will be replaced with environmentally friendly marine oil by March 31, 2014.