Saturday, April 13, 2024

U.S. Pure Fuel Salt Storage Initiatives Stage Comeback as LNG, Renewables Drive Demand


Greater than a decade after its final giant build-out, pure fuel salt dome storage is present process a revival alongside the Gulf Coast as LNG exports and renewables elevate demand and costs for the versatile storage choice.

In February, Gulf Coast Midstream Companions LLC (GCM) filed with Texas regulators to construct the area’s first greenfield salt dome in years. The Freeport Power Storage & Sequestration Hub (FRESSH), in Fort Bend County close to Houston would have a primary section of 12 Bcf working fuel capability. 

In Mississippi, Enstor Fuel is in search of to double the variety of caverns at its 22.4 Bcf Mississippi Hub to 6 for a further 33.5 Bcf of working fuel capability. The corporate plans to begin the approval course of with FERC by the tip of March and anticipates a startup in 2028.

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