Oil Derricks in Tabbs Bay, between Baytown and Hog Island -- 1979

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i_am_jim on February 28, 2009

This is near the Goose Creek oil field, one of Texas most famous oil fields and where the first offshore drilling for oil in Texas occurred. Goose Creek is now part of Baytown, Texas where ExxonMobil has the largest oil refinery in the United States.

You can read about the Goose Creek oil field here http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/GG/dog1.html

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