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BP Texas City Explosion

Source: AIChE
  • Duration:
    56 minutes
  • Skill Level:
    Basic
  • Type:
    Academy Video
  • Language:
    English

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A combination of poor communication between management, contractors, and employees and faulty equipment led to the 2005 BP Texas City Refinery explosion which killed 15 people and cost BP billions of dollars. Learn what went wrong and how it could have been prevented at AIChE’s Chemical Engineering for Non-Engineers course, www.aiche.org/ela110