Corpus Christi’s June Stats Up
The Port of Corpus Christi has reported that their statistics for June, 2014 show the continuing upward trend of outbound shipments.
Measured in barrels per day (b/d), crude and condensate is up at 551,934 b/d in June of 2014 compared to 341,824 b/d for June of 2013.
June shipments also rose 5% month on month, from 526,437 b/d in May.
The continued upward trend of outbound shipments at the South Texas port are in direct correlation to steady production increase in the Eagle Ford Shale play.
The Eagle Ford is a shale play spread on 12.8 million acres, situated roughly 70 miles from Corpus Christi, Texas.
Platt reports that Corpus Christi Port’s proximity to the Eagle Ford provides a direct route for moving crude to domestic destinations on the US Gulf and East coasts, as well as Canada.
World Maritime News Staff, July 28, 2014