Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Flint Hills Refinery Oily Water Line

Incident Description

Incident Location Map

Location Flint Hills Refinery, North Pole, Alaska
Product/Quantity The product type was oily water containing less than one percent oil. The exact amount is unknown at this time but FHR estimates 3,020 gallons of oily water was spilled at the refinery.
Cause The rupture of a 6” oily water line. The cause of the spill is under investigation.
Time/Date of Incident Flint Hills Refinery reported the spill to ADEC at 10:15 AM November 23, 2009.
Situation Reports
11/24/2009 (PDF 130K) -- FINAL
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