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Calumet Lubricants 8 (1214), Shreveport

Releases in 2006

LDEQ Accident Number
Accident Date
Point Source/Release CauseNotes
87642

2006-05-04
Point Source(s):
LOHT

Pollutant(s):
Hydrogen - BRQ
Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

4 inch gate valve packing blew out releasing hydrogen into the atmosphere. Incident cause: the packing blew out the 4 inch valve
Roads east of the refinery were temporarily blocked as a precautionary measure. Also LOHT was shutdown and depressured to the flare.
No LDEQ Number Available

2006-03-18
Point Source(s):
Tank 164

Pollutant(s):
Paraffinic Lube - 2 gallons
Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

Pump seal failed on tank 164 and leaked onto electrical heat trace. Electrical ignition of heated oil started a fire and plant personnel extinguished the flame.
Fire extinguished by plant personnel. No injuries or offsite impacts. No specific remedial action taken.
86121

2006-02-10
Point Source(s):
Flare Gas Compressor - FL 2001
Same as above

Pollutant(s):
Sulfur Dioxide - 11,880 pounds
Hydrogen Sulfide - 126 pounds
Cause of Problem: Seal or Gasket

Broken valves in FGC were repaired during and emergency shutdown.
Valves were repaired upon shutdown.
85317

2006-01-22
Point Source(s):
Same as above
Sulfur Recovery Unit

Pollutant(s):
Sulfur Dioxide - 5,000 pounds
Hydrogen Sulfide - 12 pounds
Cause of Problem: Weather

SRU tripped due to weather conditions. Had to be restarted and release occurred at that point.
No Information Given
85269

2006-01-19
Point Source(s):
Sulfur Recovery Unit v-f

Pollutant(s):
Sulfur Dioxide - 0 pounds
Cause of Problem: Equipment Failure

SRU incinerator SO2 over 1300 PPM limit for 4h in regeneration mode. 1450ppm SO2 and that is 600ppm over the four hour limit.
No Information Given