Port of Brownsville

Texas LNG will be located inside the Port of Brownsville, Texas, the only deepwater port located on the U.S. and Mexico border consisting of approximately 40,000 acres of land. The Port is located at the southernmost tip of Texas at the westernmost terminus of 17 mile (27 kilometers) channel that flows into the Gulf of Mexico. The City of Brownsville is southwest of the site. 

According to the 2012 74th Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Annual Report, the Port of Brownsville ranked number 1 of the Top 25 Foreign Trade Zone Exports in the United States and the State of Texas leading the way by ranking number 1 in exports to foreign countries. The Port exported commodities valued over three billion dollars.

The Brownsville ship channel has depths of approximately 42 feet (12.8 m), a turning radius of 1200 feet (365 m) and channel width of around 1000 feet (305 m) at the Texas LNG site. The site is close to the mouth of the ship channel, allowing easy navigation to the Gulf of Mexico.  

The region is served by the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport and Valley International Airport Harlingen and U.S. and state highways.