Major explosion occurs at Houston-based co.’s Port Neches plant

An explosion occurred at Houston-based TPC Group Inc.’s Port Neches Operations site around 1 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, according to media reports and a statement from the company.

No one was killed in the incident, which shook the nearby residents in the community between Beaumont and Port Arthur, Texas, per media reports.

The explosion involved a processing unit at the chemical plant at 2102 TX-136 Spur, Port Neches, about 95 miles east of downtown Houston.

“TPC Group has activated its Emergency…


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