Houston Ship Channel Oil Terminal Complex
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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • The Houston Ship Channel terminal complex, which consists of the Jacintoport and Appelt terminals, is one of the largest such facilities on the Gulf Coast
  • The complex has extensive waterfront access, consisting of six deep-water ship docks and two barge docks. It can accommodate vessels with up to a 45 foot draft, including Suezmax tankers, which are the largest tankers that can navigate the Houston Ship Channel.
  • The terminal has facilities for both Crude Oil and Natural Gas Liquids
  • NGLs are delivered to the terminal via the Houston Ship Channel NGL Pipeline System
  • The terminal was originally primarily used to import oil and products. It is now an export terminal and has been expanded to cope with rising volumes


Ongoing Projects

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  • 2006 - LPG import capacity expansion project started
  • 2014 - Enterprise became sole owner on acquiring Oiltanking

Relevant Links

  1. Enterprise to Begin Phase 2 Expansion of its Natural Gas Liquid Import and Export Terminals and Supporting Facilities
  2. Enterprise to Expand LPG Export Facility at Oiltanking on Houston Ship Channel
  3. Enterprise Products and Oiltanking Partners Announce Merger Agreement

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