The Texas City Refinery explosion occurred on March 23, , when a hydrocarbon vapor cloud was ignited and violently exploded at the ISOM isomerization process unit at BP's Texas City refinery in Texas City, Texas, killing 15 workers, injuring more than others and severely damaging the refinery. The Texas City. On Tenth Anniversary of Tragic Explosion and Fire at BP Texas City Refinery, CSB Chairman Releases Safety Message Calling Attention to the Continued Need for Safety Improvements. Documentary · This U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) video uses expert testimony and computer-animated reenactments to describe and discuss its detailed investigation into the March 23 explosion of See full summary» .
5 days ago An explosion set off a huge fire at Valero Energy Corp's barrel-per-day ( bpd) Texas City, Texas, refinery on Thursday afternoon but the fire was Smoke rises from Valero Energy Corp's refinery plant in Texas City, Texas, U.S., April 19, , in this still image from video obtained via social media.