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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

Releases of Naphthenic Crude

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

Tank 145
Cause: See notes

Followup: No

Notes: Check valve stuck open at the A Reformer charge pump causes reverse flow of hydrogen into tank causing it to upset.
22,971.0 pounds

Tank 88 3(IX)50-88
Cause: Leak from tank 88

Followup: No

Notes: Citgo is studying cause of tank leak. Repairs to tank will be made before the tank is back in service. NOTE: VERY LARGE Oil SPILL, See incident 07-0217 for a related incident with same tank - is the sheen on the Indian marais a result of this spil
11,592.0 gallons