Ask most folks in South Florida where their gasoline comes from and they'll probably respond with, "the gas station." What they may not realize is that the answer is "Port Everglades." The same place you start your cruise vacation.
Learn how the energy facilities at Port Everglades operate and how they help fuel Broward County's economy.
Keeping Florida on the Move
Port Everglades has a long history of providing energy products to South Florida. Today, one-fifth of Florida's energy requirements, including petroleum, are stored and distributed by companies located at Port Everglades.
Every day, more than 12.5 million gallons of petroleum products, including jet fuel, are delivered on tank ship and barges to Port Everglades. Port Everglades provides energy products to 12 counties in Florida - keeping the entire region on the move.
Behind the scenes, 12 petroleum terminals and pipeline companies operate within the Port's jurisdiction, but on private property. These companies adhere to state and federal regulations, as well as the Port's Tariff.
Energy products accounts for one fifth of Port Everglades' total revenues. The current level of annual energy production for the region is more than 113 million barrels in FY2021. Keeping up with South Florida's demand for gasoline, jet fuel and other energy products requires an ongoing effort. Port Everglades is ready for the future with its Master/Vision Plan.