Corpus Christi

LNG Recap: More Vessels Unload, Reducing Floating Storage Levels

LNG Recap: More Vessels Unload, Reducing Floating Storage Levels

The number of vessels floating with liquefied natural gas (LNG) aboard and waiting to discharge at terminals worldwide declined markedly on Tuesday.  ClipperData showed 20 vessels floating, down from 23 a week earlier and a peak of 33 on June 19. Kpler had 13 vessels tagged as floating, compared to 20 at the end of…

June 30, 2020
Oil Export Growth Continuing at South Texas Corpus Port Despite Covid-19

Oil Export Growth Continuing at South Texas Corpus Port Despite Covid-19

Crude exports from the Port of Corpus Christi in South Texas are continuing to boom even amidst the coronavirus pandemic, and projects and enhancements appear poised to solidify its dominance along the Gulf Coast.

June 17, 2020

Cheniere Targets Earlier Startup for Third Train at Corpus LNG

In keeping with its record of bringing online liquefaction capacity ahead of time and on budget, Cheniere Energy Inc. said the third production unit at the Corpus Christi liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in South Texas is expected to achieve substantial completion in the first half of 2021, several months earlier than its original target.

November 5, 2019
South Texas VLCC Project to Export Oil Gains Momentum as $92M Contract Awarded

South Texas VLCC Project to Export Oil Gains Momentum as $92M Contract Awarded

As midstream companies like Enbridge Inc. begin racing to develop deepwater export terminals along the Gulf Coast to accommodate very large crude carriers (VLCC), federal authorities have upped their efforts to deepen the country’s largest export port as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded its first contract last week for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.

January 10, 2019

Brief — Corpus Ship Channel Funding

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has earmarked an additional $59 million for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) in South Texas in its fiscal year 2019 work plan, bringing total federal appropriations to $95 million. The CIP is to include dredging to expand the ship channel to 54 feet from 47 feet and widen it to 530 feet to accommodate larger vessels and allow for more efficient traffic flows. The Port of Corpus Christi also has a feasibility study underway to dredge to a depth of 75 feet, which would allow very large crude carriers to be fully loaded, allowing more U.S. oil to be exported.

November 26, 2018

Corpus Christi Port Reports Record Growth on Expanding Oil, Petroleum Business

The Port of Corpus Christi in South Texas, a go-to destination for increasing natural gas and oil volumes surging from the Permian Basin, set a new tonnage record for the first nine months of the year at 79.3 million tons, officials said Tuesday.

October 17, 2018
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