Coastal Bend Header Project

Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP is constructing the Coastal Bend Header Project to deliver natural gas to the Freeport LNG Development, L.P., a liquefaction terminal, and expand and modify a portion of its existing Index 129 Legacy System in southeast Texas. The Project will enable Gulf South to serve customers with whom Gulf South has entered into 20-year firm precedent agreements to transport natural gas to serve the first two trains of the planned liquefaction terminal which is already approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Docket # CP15-517-000

The Project will consist of a Supply Header consisting of:

  • 66 miles of 36-inch diameter header pipeline located in Brazoria and Wharton Counties and will be co-located with existing utility rights-of-way for approximately 36% of the proposed route
  • New Wilson Compressor Station - Approximately 83,597 horsepower ("HP") located in Wharton County, Texas

The Project will also include expansion of a portion of Gulf South’s mainline system and a new interconnect to supply the Coastal Bend Header consisting of:

  • New North Houston Compressor Station - Approximately 10,700 HP located in Harris County, Texas
  • New Brazos Compressor Station – Approximately 26,400 HP located in Fort Bend County, Texas
  • Existing Magasco Compressor Station – Approximately 20,482 HP located in Sabine County, Texas
  • Piping modifications to the existing Goodrich Compressor Station located in Polk County, Texas