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Calumet Lubricants 1 (1224), Princeton

Releases in 2007

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source/Release CauseNotes
101694

2007-12-14
Point Source(s):
Hydrocal Unit No. 1 Flare (PH-25
Hydrocal Unit No. 1 Flare (PH-25)

Pollutant(s):
Sulfur Dioxide - 465 pounds
Hydrogen Sulfide - 10 pounds
Cause of Problem: Process Upset

Fire at the molten sulfur storage pit caused a by-pass of acid gas from the Sulphur Recovery Unit to the flare during an emergency shutdown of the SRU and hydrotreater. Steam and nitrogen lines into the pit to snuff the fire and water for cooling surrounding structures.
Fire extinguished and SRU brought back online.
101053

2007-11-14
Point Source(s):
Hydrocal Unit No. 1 Flare (PH-25)

Pollutant(s):
Sulfur Dioxide - 3,667 pounds
Hydrogen Sulfide - 75 pounds
Cause of Problem: Maintenance/Procedures

Bypass of acid gas from the sulfur recovery unit to the flare during an emergency shutdown of the SRU.
None mentioned. "Off-site impact not expected to by significant." Estimated chemical amounts reported to LDEQ were 9,124 pounds of Sulfur dioxide and 186 pounds of Hydrogen sulfide.
97325

2007-06-22
Point Source(s):
Hydrocal Unit No. 1 Flare (PH-25)

Pollutant(s):
Sulfur Dioxide - 907 pounds
Hydrogen Sulfide - 19
Cause of Problem: Start Up, Shut Down

Unscheduled shut down of the Sulfur Recovery Unit.
Repairs made to the Unit.
96291

2007-05-17
Point Source(s):
Hydrocal Unit No. 1 Flare (PH-25)

Pollutant(s):
Sulfur Dioxide - 8,591 pounds
Hydrogen Sulfide - 175
Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

SRU (Sulfur Recovery Unit) malfunctioned and was shut down
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