About Petroplex

Petroplex International LLC is an independent development company of bulk liquids storage tank terminals headquartered in Baton Rouge in advanced development of a petrochemical storage terminal in St. James Parish.


Petroplex has a substantial shareholding in the local Louisiana community and is backed by prominent financial and strategic sponsors.

The Macquarie Group

The Macquarie Group is a part owner of Petroplex. Macquarie is a global provider of banking, financial advisory, investment and funds management services in major international financial services. Macquarie is the largest infrastructure asset manager in the world, with extensive experience owning, managing, and operating real assets.1 Macquarie is also one of the largest investors in tank terminals in the world. The infrastructure managed by Macquarie serves millions of users around the globe every day.

Quanta Services

Quanta Services is a part owner of Petroplex. Quanta has expertise in terminal and pipeline maintenance and construction, including experience in gathering systems, transmission infrastructure and horizontal directional drilling for shale exploration. Quanta owns Price Gregory, the largest pipeline contractor in North America.

Harley Marine

Harley Marine is a part owner of Petroplex. Harley Marine is one of the fastest growing marine transportation businesses, building on its already leading position within the industry. Pacific Terminal Services, a Portland, Oregon operating subsidiary, manages and operates a marine petroleum terminal for Chevron Marine Products.

Verwater Group

The Verwater Group is the storage tank construction partner of Petroplex. Verwater is a global specialist in storage tank construction and maintenance based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, since 1922. Verwater has worked on projects globally for major oil companies like Shell, ExxonMobil, Phillips66, Total and BP, and for chemical industry giants BASF and Dow and for many other prominent multinationals.

Key Development Milestones

  • Project is fully permitted and construction ready
  • FEED study was completed in spring 2013
  • Targeted on-line date in Q1 2015
  • Quanta Services, Inc. to provide lump sum, date certain, wrapped EPC services for the facility
  • Experienced equity sponsors including the Macquarie Group, one of the largest investors in bulk liquids storage in the world