Nexus Energy Park (Nexus) is a new 1,950 acre industrial park ideally located for chemical and energy projects. Close to the Baton Rouge chemical corridor, but without the financial and environmental barriers of an overdeveloped area, Nexus provides access to critical infrastructure, services, and feedstocks in a region with a supportive community and large, stable workforce

  • St Landry Parish, Louisiana
  • 8 miles from Atchafalaya River Barge Terminal with access to Mississippi River and Intracoastal Waterway
  • 30 miles from the Baton Rouge chemical corridor
  • Outside of Louisiana coastal hurricane zone
  • Within air quality attainment zone
  • 550 acres of buildable level farmland for Phase 1
  • Expandable to 1,950 acres in later phases
  • Lots available from 50 to 500 acres
  • Spectra Energy’s Bobcat Gas Storage – 1 mile
    • Interconnects with five major natural gas pipelines
    • Natural gas storage and full hub services
  • Price advantaged location, historically as much as $0.10 per mcf below Henry Hub pricing
  • Access to natural gas supply from Utica/Marcellus as well as Gulf Goast
  • Strategic partner available for natural gas feedstock management and hedging services
  • Boardwalk ethylene, Denbury CO2 and Colonial twin products pipelines on site
  • Multiple chemical pipelines nearby: Dixie NGL, NuStar ammonia, Petrologistics NGL, Enterprise Lou-Tex propylene, Targa products
  • Five crude pipelines nearby
  • Abundant brine for chlor-alkali available on-site
  • Inside air quality attainment zone
  • No wetlands mitigation required for Phase 1 acreage
  • Phase 1 acreage available with no impact from cultural resources, protected species habitat, or special use areas
  • Experienced permitting team
  • Positive community relations
  • Rail
    • Union Pacific mainline on site
    • Rail terminal with unit train capability in development
    • Acadiana Railway (Class B) – 11 miles
  • Highway
    • Four lane US Hwy 190 on site
    • Interstate 49 – 10 miles
  • River
    • Port of Krotz Springs on the Atchafalaya River connected via 10-mile proposed pipeline
    • New barge terminal facility at Port of Krotz Springs
    • Access to Mississippi River and Intracoastal Waterway via barge
  • Air
    • St. Landry Parish Airport (private) - 11 miles
    • Lafayette Regional Airport – 34 miles
    • Baton Rouge Municipal Airport – 48 miles
    • New Orleans International Airport – 119 miles

Master planned utility corridor

  • Power
    • Entergy 138kV powerline on site and 500kV transmission line less than 5 miles
    • Custom power supply options available for tenants
  • Water
    • Abundant fresh water on site, both surface and subsurface
    • Typical 10" water well in the area produces 3,500 gpm
  • Sewerage
    • Facilities commensurate with plant requirements to be built during tenant construction.
    • Short timeline and ease through parish permitting process
  • Communication
    • Telephone infrastructure on site
    • Internet fiber optic cable on site
    • Cell tower less than 1 mile
  • Adjacent to Bobcat Gas Storage
  • Adjacent to Hazelwood Energy Hub crude oil storage and blending project and distillates storage project
  • Individual build-to- suit salt storage caverns available, with space for up to 40 storage caverns on the salt dome
  • Storage options include natural gas, crude oil, distillates, refined products, NGL’s and CO2
  • Cavern sizes available from 2.5 to 10 million barrels of product
  • Full hub services available
  • Large, skilled, stable workforce
  • Long-term oil, gas and petro-chemical industry experience
  • Excellent resources for worker training nearby
    • Louisiana State University – Eunice with programs specifically designed for industry
    • FastStart, Louisiana state program for customized employee recruitment, screening, and training. Ranked the best state workforce-training program for the past six years by Business Facilities magazine
  • St. Landry Economic Development
  • Greater Krotz Springs Port Commission
  • St. Landry Chamber of Commerce
  • One Acadiana
  • Louisiana Economic Development
  • State and local elected officials



Multiple Pipelines Located on or Near Site



Bobcat Gas Storage

  • 1
    An 84 acre multi-cycle (12 turns per year) natural gas storage hub and pipeline facility owned by Spectra Energy
  • 2
    In commercial operation for eight years
  • 3
    FERC permitted for 46 bcf of storage
  • 4
    Interconnects with five major pipelines
  • 5
    Can offer 1.6 bcf per day of gas supply to Nexus Energy Park tenants

A strategically located regional energy hub centered on the Port Barre salt dome for the storage and blending of crude oil, distillates, NGLs and other hydrocarbon liquids as well as CO2

  • 1
    Optimal pricing and single delivery point for crude, NGLs, ethylene and purity products
  • 2
    Storage caverns with high capacity receipt/delivery capabilities
  • 3
    Proprietary in-line blending for up to 10 crude types
  • 4
    Multiple pipeline interconnects and competitive rail and barge access
  • 5
    Central location for both domestic and export markets
  • 6
    World-class strategic partners available

A 1,950 acre master planned industrial park designed for the energy and chemical sectors

  • 1
    Favorable feedstock acquisition and trading options with Bobcat Gas Storage
  • 2
    Opportunities for GTL, methanol and derivatives, fractionator, ethylene cracker, chlor-alkalai and co-gen power plant
  • 3
    Storage, blending and transport options offered by the Hazelwood Energy Hub
  • 4
    Integrated plan for growth and value
  • 5
    Proven permitting and ownership team


Nexus can introduce tenants to world-class strategic partners and consultants familiar with the Nexus site who are interested in offering tenant commercial support and development services

  • Full hub services for feedstock and products
  • Transportation – barge, rail and pipeline
  • Power and co-gen
  • Equity participation and debt financing
  • Engineering, design and permitting
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Construction
  • Feedstock management and hedging services
  • Product off-take agreements

Feedstock Management, Off-take Agreements, Equity and Debt Financing & Construction

Storage, Hub Services & Transportation


Economic Support

Peck Hayne

Engineering Consultant

Rose LeBreton

Environmental Consultant

Frazer Rankin

Member of the New Orleans Bar Association

Bob Edmundson


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Eric McCabe

Eric McCabe

Vice President

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Kathleen Parke


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Ed Edmundson

Ed Edmundson

Project Manager

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Anica Haynes


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