September, 2008

This is a repeating event

200812SepAll DayHurricane Ike 2008ExxonMobil Beaumont, Texas (US-TX) Origin: Marsh Lessons:Emergency PreparednessIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:EN


The 365,000 bbl/d refinery sustained severe damage as Hurricane Ike passed through the Houston area, with related flooding due to storm surge as far away as Louisiana.

Hurricane Ike had an unusually large storm surge, which inundated the refinery.