By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Port will be located off the coast of Freeport, Texas
Sentinel Midstream, LLC, through its subsidiary Texas GulfLink, LLC, submitted a license application on May 30 through the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) for a deepwater crude export facility to be located off the coast of Freeport, Texas.

The project will also include a storage terminal on dry land connected by a 42” pipeline to the manned offshore platform located approximately 30 miles from shore. It will be capable of fully loading Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) vessels.

From the platform, VLCCs will receive two million barrels of crude at a loading rate of 85,000 barrels per hour, overseen by around-the-clock m...

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