SPOT facility offshore Brazoria County Texas, will be able to handle VLCCs.
Cheniere, the biggest U.S. LNG exporter, said in a filing earlier this week that its proposed process would prioritize work on one tank, known as S-101, and allow that tank to return to service in the near term.
The United States and more than 50 other countries have recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the legitimate president.
Country seeks to exploit its massive Vaca Muerta shale play.
Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Oct. 11 after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker had been struck by missiles in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, raising the prospect of supply disruptions weeks after attacks on Saudi oil plants.
Occidental is one of the biggest exporters of U.S. crude and routinely ships to Asian buyers, trade sources said. The company did not respond to requests for comment.
Tallgrass Energy, LP is a growth-oriented midstream energy infrastructure company operating across 11 states with transportation, storage, terminal, water, gathering and processing assets that serve some of the nation’s most prolific crude oil and natural gas basins.
Exxon Mobil Corp. this week banned the use of vessels linked to oil flows from Venezuela in the last year, according to four people familiar with the matter, putting new pressure on the U.S. sanctioned country and on global crude freight rates.