Gifford Briggs looks at the benefits – from transporting oil in a more environmentally safe manner to new jobs – Louisianians will see with modern infrastructure like the proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline.
The Bayou Bridge pipeline will transport crude oil from its terminal hub facilities in Nederland, Texas to terminal facilities and refineries in Lake Charles, arriving at the listing market hub in St. James. Finally, the crude will be redistributed to refineries throughout the Baton Rouge area. The pipeline will increase the access that Gulf Coast refineries have to North America and increase our nation’s ability to deliver refined product throughout our state, strengthening national security and making us less dependent on foreign and imported oil.
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