The Port Dolphin import facility offers an attractively placed new supply of natural gas for the Florida end-user market. The import terminal has received its essential federal permits, including the approval under the Deepwater Port Act and the approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Höegh LNG is the sole owner and sponsor of the project through its 100-percent-owned subsidiary Port Dolphin Energy LLC. The unloading portion of the deepwater port, named Port Dolphin, would be located in federal waters approximately 28 miles (45 km) offshore the Tampa Bay area in Florida, in approximately 100 feet (33 meters) of water depth.
As a new source of natural gas for electric utilities, Port Dolphin will provide increased competition and give power producers greater flexibility, saving area consumers and businesses tens of millions of dollars. In fact, we entered into a long-term agreement... Read more.
Port Dolphin in the News
Governor Charlie Crist Supports Port Dolphin Energy Deepwater Port. Tallahassee, FL, Sept. 14, 2009 - Florida's Governor Charlie Crist announced on September 11, his approval of the planned Port Dolphin Energy, LLC, deepwater port project... Read more.