Oil port seeks customers for planned crude loading facility
FORT FOURCHON - The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is seeking customers for a planned service that will send crude to Texas refineries.
The project is intended to bring back the market that was cut off when the Houston-to-Houma pipeline was reversed two years ago, according to a LOOP spokesperson.
The pipeline began sending oil from Texas to Louisiana in 2013. During the previous 33 years, the pipeline sent oil from Louisiana to Texas.
Coleman says the new project would re-establish LOOP's reach, giving the Gulf of Mexico crudes a bigger market. LOOP believes there is demand for the Gulf's medium-sour crudes, which have a higher sulfur content.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Good Samaritan meets with family of missing BR teen
Teen missing, toddler drowned in separate incidents involving vacationing capital area families
Residents gather to help high crime rate community
Body of dentist found after deadly False River boating crash: 2 killed,...
Waffle House shooting leaves teen dead, 2 others hurt in Ascension
Southern baseball wins game one 21-2 over Alcorn
VIDEO: Former Saints and Tiger Devery Henderson talks about the difference between...
New NCAA rules tweak opens door for more SEC dominance
VIDEO: Devery Henderson Talk about Bluegrass Miracle and the Saints "Rebirth game"
VIDEO: Former Tigers and Saints receiver Devery Henderson talks with Corey Rholdon...