Some of the biggest international investments in the United States are happening in the Corpus Christi, Texas area. One thing these tremendous investments in our region have in common is Port Corpus Christi! Organizations from China, Austria, and Italy are investing billions of dollars in the area surrounding the Corpus Christi and La Quinta Shipping Channels of Port Corpus Christi.
With one of the United States' largest foreign trade zones, deep water shipping channels, Class I rail access for the nations top rail carriers, and much more, the nation and the world are taking notice of the big things happening in South Texas and at Port Corpus Christi.
The Street's Rhonda Schaffler visited South Texas and spoke with Port Corpus Christi Executive Director, John LaRue, and leaders from some of the companies that represent these mega South Texas International investments.
The Street produced an extensive report. Read the full story and check out the video here.
On the shores of the Port Corpus Christi La Quinta Channel site work is under way for the multi-billion dollar Cheniere Energy liquefaction terminal.
The Federal Department of Energy has granted license to the South Texas Cheniere project enabling export of natural gas via the Cheniere terminal to customers in countries throughout the world.
Cheniere Energy, Inc. announced that the Board of Directors has made a positive final investment decision with regards to the Corpus Christi Liquefaction project. A notice to proceed was issued to Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, Inc. to construct the first two natural gas liquefaction trains.
Read the press release from Cheniere Energy.
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