Texas City (United States)

Type: City
Name: Texas City (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 29.41
Longitude: -94.959999
population: 43,879
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

BP Says Whiting Refinery Still In Production After Fire

BP said its largest U.S. refinery, at Whiting, Indiana, continued to operate on Thursday morning following a blaze the night before that was expected to have a minimal impact on production. BP said operations at the 413,500 barrel per day Whiting refinery ... [Published American Banking News - Forex - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Which US City Will the Terrorists Target Next?

Chicago?Las Vegas?The U.S. government created/transformed ISIS into a serious threat, just as it earlier created/transformed Al Qaeda into a serious threat.  Now, once again, the “terrorist threat” has suddenly become page 1 news again.  The American ... [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

GHX Industrial And McCarty Equipment Co. Continue North American Expansion

HOUSTON — Houston-based GHX Industrial, LLC (ghxinc.com) and , subsidiaries of , announced Monday the opening of three new locations and the expansion of one current location.The new McCarty operations include Oklahoma City, OK and San Angelo, TX. The ... [Published Industrial Distribution - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

ESG to Build Four RA Tugboats

ByEastern Shipbuilding says that Suderman & YoungTowing Company & Bay Houston Towing Company have placedorders for a total of 4 new Robert Allan, LTD. (RAL) Z-Tech 2400Class Terminal & Escort Tugs at Eastern's Panama City,Florida facilities.ESG adds that ... [Published Maritime Global News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

South Texas City Builds Playground for Senior Citizens

, 11:20 AM CDTA new playground has opened in La Marque, Texas, but this isn't kid stuff. In fact, this playground is built for senior citizens!Senior playgrounds first became popular in Europe, and now they're slowly spreading to the U.S.The equipment ... [Published KEYE TV - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Videos show person of interest, credit union robbery in progress

6-year-old’s thief-shaming yard sign helped police recover stolen bike 6-year-old’s thief-shaming yard sign helped police recover stolen bikeAfter Rob Thompson's custom road bikes worth thousands of dollars were stolen from his garage in Portland, Oregon, ... [Published 12 News Now - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. launches airstrikes in Iraq

U.S. launches airstrikes in IraqThe Pentagon said Friday it launched an airstrike against Islamic militants in northern Iraq Friday, hours after President Obama authorized American air strikes against the rebels and humanitarian drops to aid refugees ... [Published 12 News Now - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Can Conservation and Drilling Coexist?

"With more than $6 billion in assets, the conservancy is by far the largest environmental organization in the United States," writes  Justin Gillis of The New York Times  about the  Texas City Prairie Preserve   that "is supposed to be a refuge for the  ... [Published Planetizen - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Chinese firms plan methanol facility in Texas

Chinese firms are looking into building a $4.5 billion methanol production and deep-port export facility near Texas City, Texas. If completed, it would be one of the largest plants of its kind in the world.Fund Connell USA Energy and Chemical Investment ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Texas City site in the running for multibillion-dollar methanol plant

Chinese companies are exploring plans to build a large methanol production and export facility at Shoal Point in Texas City, according to a statement released by the Galveston County Economic Alliance.The proposed facility would be operated by Fund Connell ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Texas City Blocks Fracking Ban, But Voters Get Their Say In November

A drilling rig is seen near Kennedy, Texas, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. CREDIT: AP Photo/Eric Gay Denton, Texas blew its opportunity to become the first community in the state to ban hydraulic fracturing but will get a second chance for the title at ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Texas City Reverses Course, Will Allow Bible Study and Counseling for Women and Children

Plano, Texas, officials have completely reversed course on the decision Breitbart News reported about on June 10th, where Agape Resource and Assistance Center—a Christian ministry for women and children in crisis—was ordered to stop meeting in its ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 12 2014]

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"The doors rattled and the TV shook a little bit," said Jennifer Lopez, whose house sits about a mile from the plant. "You don't know what's going to happen with so many oil tanks nearby."
BP said operations "were minimally impacted as a result of the incident and the refinery continues to produce products for customers."
"Governor Perry chose Tony Buzbee to lead his legal team because he has great confidence and trust in his abilities" he said
*Following rules and complying with procedures and bureaucratic protocol can actually harm safety in certain circumstances (Dekker, 2001): "Major accidents such as Mann Gulch and Piper Alpha have shown that it can be those who violate rules who survive such emergencies, whilst those who obey die" (Hale & Borys, 2013, p. 214)...

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UPDATE 5-Chicago wholesale gasoline prices rise... [Published London South East - 12 hours ago]
BP Says Whiting Refinery Still In Production Af... [Published American Banking News - Forex - 12 hours ago]
Fire out after BP Whiting refinery explosion [Published Fuel Fix - 13 hours ago]
UPDATE 3-Chicago wholesale gasoline prices rise... [Published London South East - 15 hours ago]
BP Says Whiting Refinery Still In Production Af... [Published Clusterstock - 18 hours ago]
In Trial Lawyer, Perry Finds a Tenacious Advocate [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
Research Analysts’ Ratings Reiterations for Aug... [Published Mideast Time - Aug 25 2014]
Marathon Petroleum Corp Rating Reiterated by Za... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Aug 25 2014]
Which US City Will the Terrorists Target Next? [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 25 2014]
Employees: A Problem to Control or Solution to ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 22 2014]
Increased production and infrastructure constra... [Published Energy Information Administration - Aug 21 2014]
GHX Industrial And McCarty Equipment Co. Contin... [Published Industrial Distribution - Aug 19 2014]
ESG to Build Four RA Tugboats [Published Maritime Global News - Aug 15 2014]
South Texas City Builds Playground for Senior C... [Published KEYE TV - Aug 14 2014]
Nine Desalination and Water Purification Resear... [Published PRWeb - Aug 11 2014]
The Question Doctors Should Ask [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 11 2014]
Is big oil gearing up for mega-mergers? [Published Oil Earth - Aug 11 2014]
Videos show person of interest, credit union ro... [Published 12 News Now - Aug 09 2014]
U.S. launches airstrikes in Iraq [Published 12 News Now - Aug 08 2014]
Can Conservation and Drilling Coexist? [Published Planetizen - Aug 06 2014]
Is Big Oil Gearing Up For Mega-Mergers? [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
Valero Energy Reports Second Quarter 2014 Resul... [Published Scottrade - Jul 30 2014]
"Refinery Pollution Affects ME!" [Published Environmental Defense - Jul 28 2014]
Peak Oil Review - July 28 [Published Resilience - Jul 28 2014]
VerdictSearch: Woman Awarded $5,000 for Sex Har... [Published Texas Lawyer - Jul 28 2014]
GCSO makes multiple arrests in undercover drug ... [Published Click2Houston.com - Jul 26 2014]
25 July 2014: global refining and petrochemical... [Published Energy Global - Jul 25 2014]
Chinese firms plan methanol facility in Texas [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 25 2014]
Fund Connell USA Energy and Chemical Investment... [Published Chemicals Technology - Jul 24 2014]
Busy days at Galveston as tankers crowd the anc... [Published Seatrade Global - Jul 24 2014]
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BP Says Whiting Refinery Still In Production Af... [Published Clusterstock - 18 hours ago]
HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc said its largest U.S. refinery, at Whiting, Indiana, continued to operate on Thursday morning following a blaze the night before that was expected to have a minimal impact on production. One worker was taken to an area ...
Texas City Blocks Fracking Ban, But Voters Get ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 16 2014]
A drilling rig is seen near Kennedy, Texas, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. CREDIT: AP Photo/Eric Gay Denton, Texas blew its opportunity to become the first community in the state to ban hydraulic fracturing but will get a second chance for the title at ...
Aramark’s Dulce Pardo of San Antonio Honored fo... [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 2014]
Pardo one of 24 employees being honored for building local communities SOURCE: Aramark DESCRIPTION: San Antonio, TX, July 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Dulce Pardo, Safety Manager for Aramark Uniform Services in San Antonio, has been honored with Aramark’s ...
Texas City Reverses Course, Will Allow Bible St... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 12 2014]
Plano, Texas, officials have completely reversed course on the decision Breitbart News reported about on June 10th, where Agape Resource and Assistance Center—a Christian ministry for women and children in crisis—was ordered to stop meeting in its ...
Texas City Ordinance Bans Bible Study and Praye... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 11 2014]
In Texas, the city of Plano ordered a ministry for women and children in crisis to stop meeting for prayer and Bible study, saying it violates a city ordinance that disallows more than eight people to gather in a house. Agape Resource and Assistance ...
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