Rainfall totals over 7 inches (17.8 cms ) were recorded by the
Harris County Flood Warning System in the past 24 hours. Houston
police reported 24 rescues from high water by Tuesday evening.
Exxon Mobil Corp's <XOM.N> Baytown, Texas, refinery; Royal Dutch
Shell Plc's <RDSa.L> joint-venture Deer Park, Texas, refinery,
LyondellBasell Industries' <LYB.N> Houston refinery and Phillips
66's <PSX.N> Sweeny, Texas, refinery were operating normally as
of Tuesday afternoon, company representatives said.
Sources said Marathon Petroleum Corp's <MPC.N> Galveston Bay and
Texas City refineries in Texas City, Texas, were operating
A spokesman for Marathon declined to discuss operations at the
company's refineries in Texas City, as did a Valero Energy Corp
<VLO.N> spokeswoman asked about the company's Houston and Texas
A Petrobras <PETR4.SA> spokeswoman did not reply to a message
about the company's Pasadena, Texas, refinery.
(Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by G Crosse and Joseph
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