No injuries were reported due to a gas leak at a Texas City, Texas, refinery that forced the evacuation of nearby homes on Saturday, a city official said. Production at Marathon Petroleum Corp’s 76,000-barrel-per-day capacity Texas City oil refinery, located about 50 miles south of Houston, was unaffected by the leak, said Marathon spokesman Robert Calmus. Residents were allowed to return to the 12 homes evacuated at about 10 a.m. local time,... Read more..
Air Products, the leading global hydrogen provider, today announced the signing of a long-term hydrogen supply agreement with ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Company. Air Products is to supply ExxonMobil’s Baytown, Texas refinery with additional hydrogen product from its extensive West Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline network beginning in April 2010. “Air Products has established relationships with refineries around the world based on meeting... Read more..