Texas Timeline Index
2005 March 23
A major explosion at the British Petroleum Texas City Refinery kills 15 workers.2005 June 01
The longest oil/natural gas explosion in the Houston, Texas area occurs in Crosby, Texas. The drill was owned by the Louisiana Oil and Gas Company.2005 September 24
Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana.