Inclement weather along parts of the Gulf Coast has so far done more in recent weeks than the coronavirus to impact operations at U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals, but operators are keeping a close eye on developments at home and abroad as the disease spreads.
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A new isobutane dehydrogenation plant, part of the massive Mont Belvieu natural gas liquids (NGL) complex east of Houston should see increasing volumes over the next two weeks, Enterprise Product Partners LP said Monday.
A Houston-based operator is proposing to build another oil terminal near Corpus Christi in South Texas to serve a pipeline blitz moving supply from the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale.
Environmental groups have embarked on a complex effort at various state and federal agencies to stop an affiliate of New Fortress Energy LLC from developing a small-scale natural gas export terminal in New Jersey along the Delaware River.
Enterprise Products Partners LP late Monday launched a big expansion of its oil export facilities on the Texas coast, which it is linking to continued Permian Basin growth.
The U.S Department of Transportation has awarded a $20 million grant for railroad and pipeline improvements at the Long Ridge Energy Terminal in Monroe County, OH. The transloading facility, owned by Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC, serves Utica Shale producers. The project would expand pipeline-to-rail transloading, add truck racks with unloading bays, ladder tracks connecting to a recently constructed loop track, and rail loading arms. Long Ridge operates natural gas liquids storage and transloading, and frac sand transloading at the facility. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said the funding would give the region’s energy exports, including natural gas, better access to global markets.
Phillips 66 Partners LP (PSXP) said it will expand the capacity of its Gray Oak crude oil pipeline system, which is currently under construction, to 900,000 b/d based on strong demand in the pipeline link connecting the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale with the U.S. Gulf Coast.
A South Texas onshore crude oil export terminal capable of servicing fully laden very large crude carriers (VLCC) could be up and running by 2020, the Port of Corpus Christi and The Carlyle Group said Monday.
Just weeks after Enterprise Products Partners LP said that it is considering building a crude oil terminal offshore Texas, management on Wednesday said they’re also mulling another propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility and adding more natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionation capacity to the company’s extensive midstream portfolio along the U.S. Gulf Coast.