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Port of Corpus Christi commences expansion of the Corpus Christi ship channel

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On 29 May 2019, the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, will celebrate the commencement of the Port of Corpus Christi ship channel improvement project, marking a significant milestone in the US’ progress to becoming the net exporter of the nation’s energy production.

Following the 40-year ban on crude oil exports, the Port of Corpus Christi handled the first shipment of US crude oil abroad on 31 December 2015. Its location on the Gulf of Mexico and proximity to the West Texas oil and gas boom has created a massive increase in demand and traffic for the Port of Corpus Christi.

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