Another major LNG facility slated for Southwest Louisiana
CAMERON PARISH, LA (KPLC) - Southern California Telephone & Energy on Friday announced that it has purchased 232 acres of land on Monkey Island in Cameron Parish with plans to build a multi-billion dollar LNG facility.
Greg Michaels, chairman and CEO of Southern California Telephone & Energy, said the purchase was made through SCT&E LNG, a subsidiary of his company.
The $2.4 billion facility will be located less than three miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Michaels said the facility is expected to process nearly 4 million tonnes of natural gas per year.
SCT&E LNG said that now that the land has been secured, they will begin the application process with federal and state agencies.
KPLC's Theresa Schmidt will have more on later editions.
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