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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

New Oil Terminal on Texas Coast

New oil infrastructure is necessary due to the significant aging of existing facilities. With the expansion of refineries on the Texas Coast, this new oil terminal will facilitate offloading tankers to supply those refineries.

Platform may take 20 percent of oil imports

Project is expected to cost $1.8 billion

By John Porretto
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

HOUSTON — An oil terminal and pipeline network expected to be built off the Texas Gulf Coast and open in about two years would be capable of handling nearly 20 percent of the nation's daily imported oil.

Demand from expanding refineries along the coast, from Freeport to Port Arthur, is driving the...(complete article here).

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