23 March 2005 20:33 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (CNI)--An explosion rocked BP’s ?xml:namespace>
The blast occurred shortly after (1900 GMT) at the massive facility, according to reports. At least 10 people were transferred to the
The Houston Ship Channel remained open but the barge holding area in Texas City was closed, said US Coast Guard spokesman Don Draga.
Nearby residents were asked to stay in their homes.
BP’s 30 refinery units sit on a 1,200 acre site just south of
Some 2,000 employees work at the refinery.
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