Media Advisory: Port of Corpus Christi CEO to Testify in House Hearing on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Mar 02, 2018
Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment will hold a hearing titled, “Examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).”
Port of Corpus Christi CEO Sean Strawbridge will testify to the crucial role that Port of Corpus Christi plays in facilitating American energy exports and the partnership with the USACE to invest in updated infrastructure to support their and other port operations. On September 9, 2017, the Port of Corpus Christi and USACE signed a Project Partnership Agreement for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel.
When: Tuesday, March 6 at 10 AM EST
Where: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building OR watch the livestream here
About Port Corpus Christi
As the leading U.S. crude oil export port and a major economic engine of Texas and the nation, Port Corpus Christi is the 4th largest port in the United States in total tonnage. Strategically located on the western Gulf of Mexico with a 36 mile, 47 foot (MLLW) deep channel, Port Corpus Christi is a major gateway to international and domestic maritime commerce. The Port has excellent railroad and highway network connectivity via three North American Class-1 railroads and two major interstate highways. With an outstanding staff overseen by its seven member commission, Port Corpus Christi is “Moving America’s Energy.” http://www.portcorpuschristi.com/