TPC property damage claims lead to over 7,000 inspections

Published 12:10 am Friday, February 7, 2020

PORT NECHES — TPC Group’s voluntary claims process went into effect Nov. 27 following multiple plant explosions that rocked the community.

TPC Group Port Neches Operations said nearly 18,000 claims have been paid for expense reimbursement from the mandatory evacuation.

The evacuation-only claims portion concluded Jan. 20.

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TPC Group has since focused resources on resolving property damage claims for community residents. As of mid-week, more than 7,300 property inspections have been performed.

TPC Group will continue to manage inquiries via the official response website at, as well as through established social media channels at and on Twitter, @PortNechesUC.

Residents are encouraged to register for updates from the Southeast Texas Alerting Network (STAN). Call 1-877-843-7826 anytime to hear important alerts and notifications, or visit to register for notifications.

A release this week said: “Under the direction of TPC Group, and in consultation with local, state and agency partners, response efforts at TPC Group Port Neches Operations continue to focus on activities to secure the site and minimize impact to environment, while preserving the safety of responders and the community.”