Exclusive: Environmental review could delay Carlyle deepwater oil export project up to 18 months

FILE PHOTO: The Harbor Island in Corpus Christi Bay where the Carlyle Group, one of the world's top private equity firms, and its partner, the Port of Corpus Christi, plan to build an onshore U.S. crude export terminal capable of fully loading supertankers known as Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), is seen in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, U.S. December 19, 2018. Picture taken December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Collin Eaton

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A Carlyle Group $1 billion deepwater crude export project faces a delay of up to 18 months after regulators called for a full environmental review, officials said, a setback in the private equity firm’s race to be first to open a new deepwater, U.S. Gulf Coast export hub. Carlyle and commodities trader […]

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