Driven by our Community commitments and shaped by our values, we are investing in the Rio Grande Valley’s future by creating thousands of jobs, educating current and future generations, and protecting the environment. We also support the economic vitality of the region by participating in local chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, and industry associations.Investment in the community is one of the key elements of NextDecade’s community support. We work closely with local stakeholders to understand the community’s long-term needs and continuously seek out and invest in community-based initiatives that align with our core values.

NextDecade Community Commitments:

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Protect the environment and minimize visual impacts

  • Expect to be the greenest LNG project in the world with the use of carbon capture and storage (CCS) and our proprietary processes
  • Work with sustainable producers to supply responsibly sourced natural gas
  • Mitigate impacts to wetlands and wildlife
  • Use net-zero power for Rio Grande LNG’s electricity needs
  • Minimize visual impacts through use of muted color schemes and other design optimizations
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Invest significantly in the Rio Grande Valley’s future and be a part of the community for the long term

  • Create thousands of jobs
  • Maximize local hiring
  • Support ship channel improvement
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Educate current and future generations

  • Utilize local training facilities
  • Promote safe work environments
  • Enhance youth education

“Our company and every one of our employees is committed to being a good neighbor and having a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work. Our team is also deeply committed to delivering our Rio Grande LNG project the right way.”

– Matt Schatzman, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

NextDecade Testimonial

Think about what this is going to do for the South Texas region – the quality of life is going to be elevated to the next level and we’re very grateful to NextDecade for making that possible.

Julian Alvarez, Commissioner Representing Labor Texas
Workforce Commission

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