Houston-based Cheniere Energy reported soaring profits Tuesday while warning of slowing demand in Asia amid warmer winters, the rise of nuclear power and concern that the coronavirus outbreak could drag down the global economy.
A buyer of LNG has cancelled two cargoes from Cheniere Energy, the biggest US exporter, as a global glut pummels prices for the fuel and threatens to shut a key outlet for shale production.
Cheniere Energy has signed a deal to provide liquefaction services to EOG Resources, a US-based shale producer.
Corpus Christi port officials met with several U.S. lawmakers on Thursday in a bid to shore up support for increased funding for a $327 million project to expand the Corpus Christi ship channel, which could become the nation's biggest conduit for crude exports in coming years.
As West Texas drillers pump more crude in coming years, they'll have to ship almost all of the increase in the Permian Basin's output to buyers overseas – and most of those exports will pour out of Corpus Christi in South Texas, analysts say.