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Port of Port Arthur

Port of Port Arthur
Country United States
Location Port Arthur, Texas

The Port of Port Arthur is a seaport in Port Arthur, Texas (United States).

2010 tanker collision

Main article: 2010 Port Arthur oil spill

On 23 January 2010, an oil tanker and barge collided in the channel leading to Port Arthur, spilling up to 450,000 gallons of oil into the seaway. The tanker was chartered by ExxonMobil and was bound for Exxon's refinery in Beaumont, Texas.[1]


  1. ^ Gonzalez, Angel (24 January 2010). "Collision Causes Crude Oil Spill in Texas".  

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