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- The Gulf Liquefied Natural Gas terminal at Pascagoula, Mississippi was designed to send imported natural gas by pipeline to users throughout the South. Because of changing market conditions, plans to add liquefaction and export capabilities are being pursued.
- As of January 2015, the Pascagoula oil refinery is the 11th-largest refinery by capacity in the United States. The Pascagoula refinery is able to process about 330,000 barrels of crude oil per calendar day.
- The 1,443 megawatt Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, near Port Gibson along the Mississippi River, is the largest single-unit nuclear power plant in the nation. In 2015, it generated 18% of Mississippi's electricity.
- Mississippi’s one ethanol plant can produce 54 million gallons of biofuel annually, equal to 0.34% of total U.S. ethanol production capacity.
- Mississippi generated nearly 2.3% of its electricity from renewable energy resources during 2015, with wood and wood waste accounting for almost all of the state's renewable electricity generation.
Last Updated: May 19, 2016
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