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This chart shows the feed preheat to the raffinate splitter tower at the BP Texas City Refinery in the hours leading up to the 2005 explosion Chart N/A
This chart shows the feed/effluent heat exchange in the raffinate splitter tower at the BP Texas City Refinery in the hours leading up to the 2005 exp Chart N/A
This chart shows the flowrates into the the raffinate splitter tower at the BP Texas City Refinery in the hours leading up to the 2005 explosion Chart N/A

CSB No. 2005-04-B | October 12, 2006
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written by United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (2006) (District of Columbia: United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, 2006, originally published 2006), 8 page(s)
On July 28, 2005, 4 months after a devastating incident in the Isomerization (Isom) Unit that killed 15 workers and injured 180, the BP Texas City refinery experienced a major fire in the Resid Hydrotreater Unit (RHU) that caused a reported $30 million in property damage. One employee sustained a minor injury duri...
written by United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (2006) (District of Columbia: United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, 2006, originally published 2006), 8 page(s)
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Fatal Accident Investigation Report, Isomerization Unit Explosion Final Report, Texas City, Texas, USA
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written by BP (BP, 2005, originally published 2005), 192 page(s)
Spearheaded by a BP investigative team, this report summarizes the events of the 2005 Texas City refinery explosion.
written by BP (BP, 2005, originally published 2005), 192 page(s)
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INVESTIGATION REPORT: Refinery Explosion and Fire
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written by United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (2007) (District of Columbia: United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, 2007, originally published 2007), 341 page(s)
On March 23, 2005, at 1:20 p.m., the BP Texas City Refinery suffered one of the worst industrial disasters in recent U.S. history. Explosions and fires killed 15 people and injured another 180, alarmed the community, and resulted in financial losses exceeding $1.5 billion. The incident occurred during the startup...
written by United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (2007) (District of Columbia: United States. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, 2007, originally published 2007), 341 page(s)
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Mindful Leadership With References to BP Texas City
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written by Futuremedia; produced by Richa Sharma (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 26 mins
Professor Andrew Hopkins, a world-renowned expert in industrial accident analysis, explains why the leaders of an organization are instrumental in determining its culture. Hopkins attributes the 2005 BP Texas City explosion to the observation that bad news does not travel easily up organizational hierarchies.
written by Futuremedia; produced by Richa Sharma (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 26 mins
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Seconds from Disaster, Season 3, Episode 10, Texas Oil Explosion
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directed by David Rhode, fl. 2004-2006; produced by David Rhode, fl. 2004-2006, Darlow Smithson Productions, in Seconds from Disaster, Season 3, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2006), 50 mins
The third largest oil refinery in the US produces 11 million gallons of gasoline a day. But in 2005 it was the site of one of the country's worst chemical accidents, leaving 15 people dead.
directed by David Rhode, fl. 2004-2006; produced by David Rhode, fl. 2004-2006, Darlow Smithson Productions, in Seconds from Disaster, Season 3, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2006), 50 mins
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