Cameron LNG (Sempra Energy)
This terminal is located on the right bank of the Calcasieu Lake bypass channel 2.0 miles above the mouth of Black Lake Bay in Cameron Parish. The terminal will provide two LNG ship berths.
L’auberge Casino and Resort
L’Auberge Lake Charles Casino Resort
L’Auberge Lake Charles Casino Resort, a Pinnacle Entertainment property, opened on Memorial Day Weekend of 2005. The facility is located on Port of Lake Charles land at the mouth of Contraband Bayou off I-210 at Nelson Road in Louisiana. The riverboat casino is the largest single-deck riverboat of its kind in the world and the only single-deck riverboat in the state. The vessel is 225 feet wide and 330 feet long, with an approximate gross gaming area of 48,490 square feet, including 60 table games and over 1,600 slot machines.
Magnolia LNG is a mid-scale LNG export project, with four liquefaction units (trains) and will produce up to 8 million metric tons per year of LNG. The project is located on the Industrial Canal’s Turning Basin. Magnolia LNG will receive natural gas through an existing Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline. The gas will be treated, liquefied & stored onsite. The LNG will then be loaded onto LNG carriers for export overseas; LNG carriers and barges for domestic marine distribution; & LNG trucks for road distribution to LNG refueling stations in Louisiana and the surrounding states.
The Shaw Group
The Shaw Group, an industry leader of pipe and module fabrication, has a state-of-the-art module fabrication and assembly facility on 300 acres of Port Property at Big Lake and Lincoln Roads. Shaw’s new module fabrication facility will primarily produce structural, piping, and equipment modules for oil and gas and renewable projects. Based upon current estimated requirements for these modules, the facility will employ 1,400 workers or more at full capacity. The Lake Charles module facility is one of seven shops The Shaw Group owns.
Firestone presently handles approximately 50,000 tons of rubber through the port’s warehouses. This is all domestic rubber that is delivered to this Gulf Coast port by rail for distribution via rail and truck to facilities in Canada, North Carolina and other destinations.
Golden Nugget Casino
Golden Nugget Casino Resort
The $700 million hotel and casino on the Louisiana Gulf Coast features 740 luxury hotel rooms and suites; an 18-hole championship golf course; a world-class spa; extensive retail options; an 18,000 square-foot ballroom; 30,000 square feet of meeting space; a one-of-a-kind pool; private beach front and marina; and a number of Landry’s signature restaurants. An innovative casino floor featuring 70 table games, a state-of-the-art poker room, and 1,600 of the world’s newest slot machines redefines the gaming experience across the industry.
Lake Charles LNG Company LLC
Southern Union Trunkline the company leases real estate from the Port of Lake Charles. Approximately 3,500,000-5,000,000 tons of liquefied natural gas are imported yearly from Algeria. In 2005, the facility expanded its capacity and leased additional property from the Port. Annual tonnage received at this facility is expected to double over the next five years.
Alcoa receives spent anode butts that are crushed and mixed with calcined coke and coal tar to form new electrodes. These electrodes are shipped to Canada for use in electric furnaces in processing aluminum. Approximately 650,000 tons are handled at this facility annually.
Big Lake Fuels
Big Lake Fuels will produce 12,500 barrels per day of 87 octane gasoline using Methanol-to-Gasoline technology licensed from ExxonMobil Research and Engineering. The plant will convert approximately 130 million standard cubic feet per day of dry natural gas into methanol, then convert methanol to conventional gasoline.
Port Aggregates leases this facility from the Port of Lake Charles on the Gulf of Mexico. Approximately 900,000/1,000,000 tons of limestone are imported annually from Mexico. This limestone is crushed and used for road construction material.
Southern Ionics, Inc.
Southern Ionics, Inc. is a corporation that manufactures and ships sulfur chemicals, aluminum chemicals, aqua-ammonia and zirconium chemicals, and the products have widespread use for wastewater treatment, air pollution control, catalyst manufacturing, drilling mud additives and other industrial applications. The company has locations across the southeastern United States, including Baton Rouge, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia, among others.