NuBlu Energy Begins Construction of LNG Plant in Louisiana
NuBlu Energy announced that it has begun the construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant in Port Allen, Louisiana. Strategically located along the Mississippi River, NuBlu’s flagship facility will support the region’s high-horsepower fueling applications such as rail, marine, long haul transportation, power generation, gas interruption, asphalt and other energy markets. The facility is slated to be operational and producing LNG in the second quarter of 2017.
Utilizing NuBlu’s patented technology, the first phase of the Port Allen facility will be capable of producing 30,000 gallons per day of LNG and will feature a storage capacity of 100,000 gallons. he facility will also employ a transfer system that will allow the loading of both LNG transport trailers as well as ISO containers. Total planned capacity of the facility is 90,000 gallons per day.
“Our site selection process was intense,” said Josh Payne, General Partner, NuBlu Energy. “We wanted to be positioned to meet the demands of the emerging marine market for both brown water and blue water fueling and we absolutely believe we have achieved that goal.”