Texas City Refinery
1301 Loop 197 South
Texas City, TX 77590
The Valero Texas City refinery is located southeast of Houston on the Houston Ship Channel, with deep-water access for the receipt of feedstocks and refined products. The refinery uses ships and barges, as well as the Colonial, Explorer and other pipelines for distribution of its products.
The Texas City refinery began operations in 1908 and has gone through numerous modifications and expansions.
The Texas City Refinery processes crude oils into:
Texas City is the third-largest city in Galveston county and is considered part of the Houston metropolitan area. It is located on the southwest shoreline of Galveston Bay, a petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing center.
Summers are long, hot, and oppressive; the winters are short, cool, and windy; and it is wet and partly cloudy year round.
Temperatures vary from 48°F to 90°F throughout the year. It is rarely below 37°F or above 93°F.
• Galveston: 13 miles
• Houston: 44 miles
• Corpus Christi: 213 miles
• San Antonio: 241 miles