To that end, Enterprise has signed a 30-year agreement with
the Port of Houston Authority for use of facilities
adjacent to the
partnerships existing Morgans Point terminal.
Enterprise also plans to construct a pipeline from its
natural gas liquids fractionation and storage complex in Mont
Belvieu, Texas, providing direct access to ethane supply.
As designed, the export terminal will have the
capability to load fully refrigerated ethane at approximately
The facility is expected to begin operations in the third
quarter of 2016. Enterprise has long-term contracts in place
to support the terminal and says it is in discussions with
other potential customers for the remaining capacity.