The third of the three companies that have proposed LNG facilities at the Port of Brownsville has signed a 50-year lease with the port. The Brownsville Herald reports Texas LNG has joined Annova LNG and Rio Grande LNG in making the lengthy commitment. All three projects have already been both state and federally permitted.
All three companies also face strong opposition from a coalition of fishermen and shrimpers, environmental groups, and surrounding communities concerned about the impacts on the air and water.
The companies are working toward building liquefied natural gas terminals at the Port of Brownsville to export to foreign markets natural gas drawn from fields in the Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin.