On March 23rd, 2005 an explosion at the BP Texas City refinery killed 15 workers, injured 180, and resulted in billions of dollars in financial losses. The incident had far reaching impacts on the.
A fire at an ExxonMobil oil refinery in Texas left several people injured early Thursday after what officials and local residents suggested may have been an explosion.. At least three people were transported to hospital by air ambulance as authorities responded to the "major industrial accident" in Baytown, just over 25 miles east of Houston, officials said.
A West Texas oil refinery burned for hours Feb. 18 after a massive explosion injured four workers and shook buildings and residents in an area spanning miles from the site. According to media reports, the explosion occurred around 8:20 a.m. at the Alon USA Energy refinery in Big Spring, Texas, a town located approximately 300 miles west of Dallas.
Texas City Refinery explosion in 2005 has been considered one of the worst industrial accidents in the recent times. The oil refinery, which was owned by BP at that time, exploded violently while several employees were within the plant. According to Adeola (2011), Texas City Refinery explosion was an accident that occurred out of negligence.