Incidents At Shell’s Deer Park Refinery

Constructed in 1929, Shell’s Deer Park refinery in Texas is a significant facility operated by Shell, a subsidiary of a leading international oil company. The Deer Park Refinery is a joint venture between Shell and Pemex, Mexico’s national oil company, and it ranks as the sixth-largest refinery in the United States.

The refinery has a history of severe accidents, including:

  • On May 5, 2023, a massive fire has been reported after an explosion at a Shell refinery plant near Deer Park.
  • On January 22, 2014, a fire broke out at Shell’s Deer Park refinery.
  • In November 2010, another fire occurred at the refinery, injuring multiple people, including first responders. The affected unit was subsequently shut down.
  • In September 1979, several workers suffered critical injuries in a tanker explosion at the Deer Park facility.

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