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Naphthalene now flowing from Reynosa to BrownsvilleNaphthalene now flowing from Reynosa to Brownsvillehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=12712015-04-15T07:43:00Z2015-04-15T00:00:00Z

BROWNSVILLE - A key component of gasoline is now flowing in a cross-border pipeline built by San Antonio-based NuStar Energy linking a production facility in Mexico with the Port of Brownsville.

Mexico's national oil company PetrĂ³leos Mexicanos (PEMEX) reported that naphthalene started flowing on April 1 from their production facility in Reynosa to a terminal in the Port of Brownsville.

PEMEX subsidiary PMI and NuStar signed a ten-year joint venture deal last year to build the cross-border pipeline.

Under the deal, NuStar built a terminal facility on the American side of the border in Edinburg, which then connects via pipeline to a Transmontaigne Partners LP facility in the Port of Brownsville.

PEMEX officials reported that NuStar's planned construction of a second terminal in Edinburg would allow for even greater volumes.

The cross-border pipeline deal is part of Mexico's historic energy reforms, which have allowed for foreign investment for the first time in more than 70 years.

San Antonio Business Journal
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