Cameron Parish

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Cameron Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 549
Cameron, LA 70631
Phone: (337) 775-5316
Fax: (337) 775-7172

On the southwestern border of LA, south of Lake Charles; organized Mar 15, 1870 from Calcasieu and Vermilion parishes. Name Origin: For Robert Alexander Cameron, a Confederate soldier active in LA politics after the Civil War; or possibly for Simon Cameron (1799-1889), U.S. senator from PA (1845-49; 1857-61; 1867-77) and secretary of war (1861-62)

Area (sq mi):: 1931.60 (land 1312.96; water 618.63) Population per square mile: 7.30
Population 2005: 9,558 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.30%; 1990-2000 7.90% Population 2000: 9,991 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 3.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,348; median household $34,232; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,930-$19,127
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 26.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sabine Pass Liquefaction project being formulated in Cameron Parish, La.
Port Delfin is a proposed deepwater port and floating LNG facility that will be located about 50 miles off the coast of Cameron Parish, LA.
is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC, has entered into an exclusive agreement securing an additional 432 acres in connection with its proposed liquefied natural gas project in Cameron Parish, LA.
Sabine Pass already has FERC and DOE approval to export to non-FTA nations from trains 1-4 in Cameron Parish, LA, and is now looking for additional approval for exports to FTA and non-FTA from Trains 5 and 6, whose construction has not been approved by the FERC, nor has Sabine received conditional approval forT5/6 exports from the DOE.
The pipeline will transport natural gas to multiple pipelines from the Cheniere Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas terminal located in Cameron Parish, La.
LONDON -- GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) will supply gas compression trains for Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass liquefaction expansion project in Cameron Parish, La.
has submitted Resource Report 13 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for Calcasieu Pass, a natural gas liquefaction and export facility in Cameron Parish, La.
have entered into a $1 billion, 20-plus-year contract in which GE will provide spare parts and planned inspections, maintenance services and round-the-clock technical support for the gas turbines and refrigerant compressors on the first four LNG trains under construction at the Sabine Pass LNG export facility in Cameron Parish, LA.
Cheniere Energy has begun construction on a liquefaction plant and export terminal at its existing import facility across from Golden Pass in Cameron Parish, La.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on April 16 approved plans by units of Cheniere Energy Partners to add up to four modular trains of natural-gas liquefaction and export capability to an existing liquefied-natural gas terminal in Cameron Parish, LA.
Cheniere Energy's receipt of final regulatory approval on April 16 for a $10 billion LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, LA, has increased pressure on other project sponsors to move quickly to lock up long-term supply contracts with international customers anxious to find cheaper LNG import sources.
The proceeds from the equity investments will fund the development of LNG export facilities in the United States, including Venture Global's Calcasieu Pass Project in Cameron Parish, LA.