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Texas City, Texas

Situated along the southwestern shoreline of Galveston Bay, Texas City is a busy deepwater port in the Mainland Texas Gulf Coast area in Galveston County seven miles from Galveston and eleven miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Incorporated in 1911, Texas City is home to more than 41,000 residents.

Within the last century, the Texas City area has become a major global economic power featuring one of the largest ports in the country, it is a gateway to worldwide trade and a major hub for world energy supplies. Its industrial base comes from a petrochemical industry with significant base operations. They include BP, Marathon-Ashland Petroleum, Sterling Chemical, and Dow Chemicals. In addition to providing jobs, these companies contribute greatly to the community and local economy. The Texas City Industrial Complex is a leading center of the petrochemical industry. Within this complex the Texas City Refinery operated by BP is the second largest petroleum refinery in Texas and third largest in the United States. The Port of Texas City became the third leading port in Texas by tonnage and ninth in the United States. Other sectors/industries that drive Texas City's economy are residential, commercial, retail, marine, entertainment and environmental developments, higher education, tourism, health care, sports, transportation, birding, fishing, boating and restaurants.

We have confirmed that Texas City, Texas has many jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred. If you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Texas City, you should consider contacting an asbestos lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Texas City

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Texas City where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • American Chemical Company
  • American Oil Company Chemical Plant
  • Amoco Chemcial Plant
  • Borden Chemical Company
  • BP Amoco
  • British Petroleum
  • Carbide & Carbon Chemical
  • Carbide Chemical
  • Carbon Carbide Plant
  • Celanese Refinery Plant
  • Cinergy Solutions Csgp
  • Corbin Carbide Company
  • Defense Plant Corporation
  • Diamond Shamrock
  • Dow Chemical
  • Gaf Corporation
  • Galveston Houston Electric Railway Company
  • Hill Petroleum
  • Insulation Specialties, Inc.
  • Kaiser Engineers For Texas City Ref. Company
  • Marathon
  • Marathon Oil
  • Marathon Refinery
  • Monsanto Chemical Company
  • Osbl Facilities
  • Pan American Chemical Company
  • Pan American Petroleum
  • Pan American Refining Company
  • Petrotex
  • Power Station
  • Sabine Industries, Inc.
  • Sid Richardson Spur
  • Smith-Douglas Company
  • Southport Petroleum Company
  • Standard Oil Company of Indiana
  • Sterling Chemical Inc
  • Texas City Chemical Plant
  • Texas City Oil Refinery
  • Texas City Transport Ation Company
  • Tin Processing Corporation
  • Tin Processing Mill
  • Tin Smelter
  • Union Carbide & Carbon Chemical Corporation

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Texas City, Texas

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Texas City, Texas. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


One Baylor Plaza, Mail Stop BCM 390
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 35.6 miles


1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 35.6 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Texas City, Texas

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Texas City, Texas. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Shawn S. Groth
Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
6620 Main Street, Suite 1325
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 35.6 miles

Dr. Anne Tsao
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 432
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 35.6 miles

Dr. Cesar A. Moran
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 0085
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 35.6 miles

Dr. David Sugarbaker
Baylor College of Medicine
The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
One Baylor Plaza, Mail Stop BCM 390
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 35.6 miles

Dr. Bryan Burt
Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor Clinic
6620 Main Street, Suite 1325
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 35.6 miles

Dr. David Rice
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1489
Houston, TX 77030

Distance: 35.6 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Texas City, Texas

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Texas, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

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