Beaumont

ExxonMobil Credits Permian Growth on Decision to Expand Houston Area Refinery Capacity by 65%

Supported by increased crude oil production in the Permian Basin, ExxonMobil Corp. said Tuesday it has reached a final investment decision to build a unit at its Beaumont refinery east of Houston to increase capacity by more than 65%, or 250,000 b/d.

January 29, 2019

Permian Crude Pipe Venture by ExxonMobil, Plains Gains Third Partner

New Permian Basin player Lotus Midstream LLC is saddling up with ExxonMobil Corp. and Plains All American Pipeline LP in their plans to move more than 1 million b/d of crude oil and condensate from West Texas to the Texas coast.Lotus, formed earlier this year with a $400 million commitment from Encap Flatrock Midstream, said the parties expect to form a joint venture and issue a final investment decision (FID) by the end of the year.

September 28, 2018

ExxonMobil Petchem Expansion Near Houston Fueled by Shale Gas, Liquids

A production unit is being added to ExxonMobil’s Beaumont polyethylene plant east of Houston fueled by unconventional natural gas to boost capacity by 65%, or 650,000 metric tons/year, as growth for high performance plastics accelerates, the supermajor said.

November 14, 2016

Push for More LNG Transport in Oilfields

A unit of privately held Beaumont, TX-based Stabilis Energy LLC sees a growth market for the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in transportation in U.S. oilfields.

April 15, 2013

East Texas Storage Facility Enters Initial Operation

The first cavern at the Golden Triangle Storage facility near Beaumont, TX, has entered initial commercial operations, AGL Resources said Thursday. Full commercial service of about 6 Bcf of working capacity is expected to begin after dewatering in December.

September 17, 2010

Houston Drilling Firm Fined for Using Gulf as Dumping Ground

Rowan Companies Inc., pursuant to a plea agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ), has pled guilty to three felony counts in a federal court in Beaumont, TX, in connection with the dumping of oil and other pollutants into the Gulf of Mexico by one of its drilling rigs, Rowan-Midland, during the period from 2002 through 2004.

October 11, 2007

Industry Briefs

AGL Resources initiated a non-binding open season April 30 for a proposed high- deliverability natural gas storage facility in the Spindletop salt dome in Beaumont, TX. The open season for 12 Bcf of working capacity will extend through 5 p.m. CDT May 18. Golden Triangle Storage, a wholly owned subsidiary of AGL Resources, proposes to develop a gas storage facility consisting of two salt-dome storage caverns. The first 6 Bcf cavern is scheduled for full commercial operation in spring 2011, with the second 6 Bcf cavern scheduled to be in operation in 2013. Located at a highly liquid market point, Golden Triangle Storage will interconnect with six intrastate/interstate pipelines serving diverse markets with counter-seasonal demand. The project is located near natural gas supplies, including East Texas gas fields, offshore deep water wells and gas imported through area liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals. Prospective customers should contact Ed Gottlob at (832) 397-1798 or Laura McGuire Heckman at (832) 397-8503. Additional information, including bid procedures and a bid form, is available at www.goldentrianglestorage-texas.com/

July 9, 2007

Industry Briefs

AGL Resources initiated a non-binding open season April 30 for a proposed high- deliverability natural gas storage facility in the Spindletop salt dome in Beaumont, TX. The open season for 12 Bcf of working capacity will extend through 5 p.m. CDT May 18. Golden Triangle Storage, a wholly owned subsidiary of AGL Resources, proposes to develop a gas storage facility consisting of two salt-dome storage caverns. The first 6 Bcf cavern is scheduled for full commercial operation in spring 2011, with the second 6 Bcf cavern scheduled to be in operation in 2013. Located at a highly liquid market point, Golden Triangle Storage will interconnect with six intrastate/interstate pipelines serving diverse markets with counter-seasonal demand. The project is located near natural gas supplies, including East Texas gas fields, offshore deep water wells and gas imported through area liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals. Prospective customers should contact Ed Gottlob at (832) 397-1798 or Laura McGuire Heckman at (832) 397-8503. Additional information, including bid procedures and a bid form, is available at www.goldentrianglestorage-texas.com/

July 3, 2007