Faulty valve at BP’s Texas City plant causes chemical leak

18 July 2013 21:00  [Source: ICIS news]

NEW YORK (ICIS)--A valve leak at BP’s Texas City, Texas, chemical plant led to the release of several chemicals, according to a regulatory filing made available on Thursday.

The chemicals included benzene, ethylbenzene (EB), mixed xylenes (MX), orthoxylene (OX), paraxylene (OX), toluene and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), according  the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).


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