Phillips Disaster of 1989

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The incident started at approximately 1:00 PM local time on October 23, 1989, at 1400 Jefferson Road, Pasadena, Texas 77506. A massive and devastating explosion and fire ripped through the Phillips 66 Company''s Houston Chemical Complex, killing 23 persons all working at the facility and injuring 314 others. In addition to the loss of life and injuries, the explosion affected all facilities within the complex, causing $715.5 million worth of damage plus an additional business disruption loss estimated at $700 million. The two polyethylene production plants nearest the source of the blast were destroyed, and in the HCC administration building nearly 0.5 mile away, windows were shattered and bricks ripped out. The initial explosion was equivalent to an earthquake registering 3.5 on the Richter Scale and threw debris as far away as six miles.

Further information

Language:
Englisch
Number of Pages:
84
Media Type:
Taschenbuch
Publisher:
Betascript Publishing

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Package Dimensions:
0.23 x 0.15 x 0.01 m; 0.136 kg
GTIN:
09786131031823
DUIN:
I58MV4HS1ML
£23.12
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