Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Sept 19, as flooding forced a major refinery, a key oil pipeline, terminals and a ship channel in Texas to shut, according to sources familiar with operations.
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TC Energy Corp.’s Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Okla., to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast terminals, traders familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
Natural gas will be moved from Agua Dulce to NextDecade’s Brownsville LNG project.
The Stone Mountain cryogenic processing plant has capacity of 25,000 Mcf/d with a pipeline connection to the Stone Mountain liquids terminal.
The pipeline system will begin transporting crude oil in October for certain contracted customers in Eddy County, N.M.
IHS Markit said natural gas prices would drop next year despite robust domestic demand, which has increased by 14 billion cubic feet per day since 2017, and rising exports.
Critics argue the renegotiation sets a worrying precedent and may discourage investment in Mexico due to uncertainty about how contracts will be treated in future.