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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HBW Resources was retained by Port Cameron, LLC to enhance its bid to identify and secure customers for its private deepwater staging port 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.
have Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval for Gulf Trace, a 1.2 MMDth/d expansion of the Transco pipeline system to serve the Cheniere Energy Partners' Sabine Pass Liquefaction project being developed in Cameron Parish, LA. The Sabine Pass LNG export terminal will connect U.S.
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 said the FERC approval, the agency's first for an LNAG export facility in the U.S., clears the way for the firm to secure the remaining financing for the $10-billion project.
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. Upon the final investment decision, Bechtel is expected to design, build and commission the FLNGV Plans call for Port Delfin to receive natural gas from the Delfin Offshore Pipeline.
Cheniere's Creole Trail Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal and Pipeline project is located in Cameron Parish, LA. The terminal will consist of two marine berths, four 160,000 cubic-meter single containment LNG storage tanks and three banks of seven submerged combustion vaporizers.
GE and Sabine Pass Liquefaction, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., 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.