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A respected industry publication for ILTA members, this monthly newsletter highlights legislative and regulatory activities affecting terminal facilities. It also provides news on recent business development within the terminal industry, including new construction, expansions, acquisitions and additions to ILTA's membership, as well as important information about ILTA's committee meetings, conferences and training events. ILTA also offers ILTA News Plus to members. This publication, sent on weeks that ILTA News is not published, aggregates industry and member news.

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ILTA Launches Terminals Industry Community Platform, ILTA Connect!

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ILTA is excited to announce the launch of ILTA Connect, a new community platform for ILTA terminal members! ILTA Connect is meant for members to share relevant information and news about what’s going on in our industry, ask questions, and foster discussion. In this space, you will be able to join different communities based on committees and working groups.  

This platform is your new “go-to” site to explore environment, health, safety, security, and operations topics and receive rapid feedback from your peers. ILTA Connect serves as a place to continue your conversations from ILTA meetings and events and it is your gateway to members-only resources like safety moments and sustainability reporting shared by other ILTA members.

Log on to ILTA Connect today using your ILTA member account or create an account if you don’t have one! For further questions or resolving any issues with your account, please email

ILTA Meets with Terminal Members in San Antonio

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ILTA President Dr. Kathryn Clay and VP of Marketing and Member Experience Leakhena Swett recently traveled to San Antonio to visit two of ILTA's terminal members, NuStar Energy and Howard Energy Terminal. Both ILTA staff members were eager to learn more about the companies' operations and have a listening session on how ILTA can better serve their members.

During the visit, Dr. Clay and Ms. Swett were warmly welcomed by the staff at both terminals, who took them on tours and shared insights into the challenges and successes of their operations. In addition, the ILTA representatives had an open and honest discussion with the members on how ILTA can be a better partner to them, listening to their feedback and suggestions.

The visit to San Antonio was an excellent opportunity for ILTA to strengthen its relationships with its members and gain insight into their challenges. By actively listening to the members, ILTA can better understand their needs and tailor its services to better support them. Dr. Clay and Ms. Swett expressed their gratitude to the members for their engagement and emphasized ILTA's commitment to supporting the industry.

As they departed San Antonio, Dr. Clay and Ms. Swett felt energized and motivated by the trip. They recognized that their representation of the members was making a significant impact. They looked forward to the future, eager to continue their work and strengthen relationships with their members. ILTA remains committed to providing value to its members and creating a community of like-minded professionals who can work together to overcome industry challenges.

ILTA 2023 Conference Registration is Now Open!

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In its 43rd year, the ILTA conference and trade show is the largest industry gathering with 4,500 liquid terminal industry professionals. Participants gain a greater awareness of issues impacting terminal facilities, discover innovative approaches to improve operations and build relationships with colleagues and suppliers from around the world. Expert-driven educational sessions, networking opportunities, and the largest trade show in the industry will equip you with the tools you will need to succeed. This is the one industry event you will want to attend in 2023.

ILTA is thrilled to announce the Closing Keynote of Daniel Yergin!

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Daniel Yergin is a leading authority on energy, geopolitics, and the global economy, bestselling author, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for the 2023 Annual Operating Conference and Trade Show in Houston on May 22-24, 2023:

Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics. He is Vice Chairman of S&P Global and chairman of CERAWeek, which CNBC has described as "the Super Bowl of world energy."