05 March 2013 14:26 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Shell plans to build two 250,000 tonne/year natural gas liquefaction units - one at its chemicals site in ?xml:namespace>
The plants would form the basis of new liquefied natural gas (LNG) transport corridors in the Great Lakes and US
The units could be in production in about three years, subject to final regulatory permitting. Financial details were not disclosed.
The Geismar plant will supply LNG fuel to customers along the Mississippi River, the Intra-Coastal Waterway and to the offshore Gulf of Mexico and the onshore oil and gas exploration areas of
“Natural gas is an abundant and cleaner-burning energy source in
“We are investing now in the infrastructure that will allow us to bring this innovative and cost-competitive fuel to our customers,” Odum added.
In January, Shell had announced plans to export LNG from a terminal in Savannah, Georgia.
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