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Flint Hills poised to process more crude

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CORPUS CHRISTI — Flint Hills Resources has begun the construction phase of a project that will enable its West refinery in Corpus Christi to process more crude from the Eagle Ford Shale energy play. Valerie Pompa, vice president and manufacturing manager for Flint Hills Resources, and members of the plant’s leadership team broke ground on the project last week. In ...

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Trafigura sells majority stake in South Texas for $860 million

Chris Ramirez | Corpus Christi Caller-Times (Corpus Christi, Texas) CORPUS CHRISTI — International trading company Trafigura AG on Tuesday sold 80 percent of its interest in Corpus Christi to Buckeye Partners, a Houston company that specializes in the transportation, storage and marketing of liquid petroleum products. The transaction, announced in a statement issued by both companies, was for $860 million. Under ...

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Cheniere’s Texas LNG terminal moves closer to approval

WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – Cheniere Energy’s proposed liquefied natural gas(LNG) terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas will not lead to widespread harm to the environment, a draft review concluded on Friday, moving the project a step closer to a possible approval later this year. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s draft review concluded the project will result in a permanent loss of ...

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Trafigura seeks investors for Texas oil terminal shipping shale

(Reuters) – Global trader Trafigura AG is seeking potential investors to buy a stake in its oil terminal and storage facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, a once-quiet port that has become a bustling hub for shipping Eagle Ford shale crude. Trafigura, which like other big commodity merchants has in recent years moved to buy key infrastructure assets to support its ...

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Local authorities with concern for water supply eye opposition to McMullen County waste disposal site

Kirsten Crow for Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Texas CORPUS CHRISTI — An application for a proposed commercial landfill that officials say would accept oil and gas waste in McMullen County is drawing concern from local authorities who worry that the facility’s location could potentially pose a threat to the Coastal Bend’s water supply. The proposed facility would accept crude oil and ...

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EPA and Texas work together on first joint Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas


by the US Environmental Protection Agency DALLAS – (April 16, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas permit (GHG) to Equistar Chemicals, Corpus Christi, Texas. The permit is the first to be drafted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and issued by EPA under a program to help to improve permitting efficiency and productivity ...

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NuStar joins growing crude dock expansions in south Texas

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 10 (Reuters) – The port of Corpus Christi, Texas, is undergoing its biggest expansion in years as energy companies hurriedly add docks so they can ship more crude to other U.S. ports – and perhaps one day to foreign locales as well. Pipeline company NuStar Energy LP has added a third ship dock, doubling its loading capacity to 400,000 ...

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