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LNG Terminal Being Considered for Galveston, TX

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer NextDecade has an option on land it's considering for a terminal site in Galveston, TX. The project is seen as a potential complement to a terminal the company is planning to construct in Brownsville, TX. Read More

Houston Ship Channel Traffic Jams on Oil Spill Cleanup

A fleet of oil-retrieving skimmers and other vessels, as well as close to 400 people, were working Monday in parts of the Houston Ship Channel to contain up to 400 bbl (168,000 gallons) of heavy oil that spilled following a collision Saturday between an oil barge and cargo ship. The ship channel, one of the world's busiest waterways to move petrochemicals, could be closed partially to import and export traffic for a week or more. Read More

Houston Ship Channel Collision Delays Exports, Imports

The Houston Ship Channel, the 52-mile convoy that delivers close to 11% of U.S. refining capacity for the Port of Houston, was shuttered for a third day Monday as cleanup continued to remove close to 4,000 bbl (168,000 gallons) of residual fuel oil that spilled after an oil barge and cargo ship collided. Read More