Texas-headquartered energy logistics company Teppco Partners tank farm being constructed in Port Arthur has drawn criticism from local residents.
Since construction began on the tank farm, residents say dump trucks have damaged the roads and put children in danger from poor driving. The jet fuel being stored is also a flammable concern.
Residents has requested compensation from Teppco in the form of positive construction for the community.
Teppcos storage assets feature approximately 27 million barrels of capacity for refined petroleum products and liquefied petroleum gases (LPGs) and about 14 million barrels of capacity for crude oil.
The partnerships midstream portfolio of assets is comprised of approximately 12,500 miles of pipelines that gather and transport refined petroleum products, crude oil, natural gas, LPGs and natural gas liquids (NGLs), and includes one of the largest common carrier pipelines for refined petroleum products and LPGs in the US.