Genesis Energy, L.P. plans to invest $150 million to construct a crude oil, intermediates and refined products import /export terminal in Baton Rouge, LA. The terminal will be located on 90 acres of land near the Port of Greater Baton Rouge and connect to the port’s existing deepwater docks on the Mississippi River.
The terminal will also be connect to ExxonMobil facilities in the area as well as to Genesis Energy’s previously announced Scenic Station unit train-capable rail facility. Shippers to Scenic Station will have access to both the local Baton Rouge refining market as well as the ability to access other attractive refining markets via the Baton Rouge Terminal.
Following its completion, Scenic Station will provide shippers a destination rail facility dually connected to the Canadian National Railway and the Kansas City Southern Railway which has interconnectivity with the Canadian Pacific Railway. Genesis Energy expects the terminal to be operational by mid-2015.