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Targeting carbon neutrality using CCS technology and proprietary
processes developed by NEXT Carbon Solutions

Bringing New Energy to the Rio Grande Valley
Rio Grande LNG is a planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Brownsville, Texas. Our team has significant experience in developing, marketing, constructing, and operating projects safely and successfully around the world

Project facts

  • Location: 984-acre site leased from the Port of Brownsville, Texas
  • Capacity: 27 million metric tonnes per annum (mtpa)
  • Storage: 4 x 180,000m3 full containment LNG tanks
  • Marine Facilities: Deepwater port access with supporting marine infrastructure

Our Partners

  • Technology
  • EPC
  • Pipeline

Operational reliability and industry-leading environmental stewardship

  • Permitted for full-scale development of 27 mtpa (5 trains)
  • Initial FID expected in 2021 on approx. 11 mtpa (2 trains)
  • Expect to be the greenest LNG project in the world with the use of CCS and NEXT Carbon Solutions’ proprietary processes
  • Procuring responsibly sourced natural gas supply from deepest inventory of economic natural gas resource in the world
  • Thousands of jobs to be created in Cameron County, Texas
  • Cost and schedule certainty from Bechtel LSTK EPC contract
  • Superior pipeline reliability via Rio Bravo and Valley Crossing
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Hear From Our Stakeholders

“An LNG project coming into the area world open up so many possibilities for students and opportunities in regards to jobs and skill trades”
Ronnie Rodriguesz, Director of Career and Technical Education
Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District
“We understand that NextDecade will bring benefit to our entire four county region.The Rio Grande LNG project will provide opportunities for vendors and potential employees across the area, giving us an opportunity for job diversification. “

Sergio Contreras, President/CEO
RGV Partnership
“…it has been amply and multiple times demonstrated by NextDecade and Rio Grande LNG that environmental responsibility is of paramount importance, and because of those reasons we’re happy to have you as our neighbors.“
Val Champion, Executive Director
Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce
There is no question that the economic impact will be there, but I think the community is special enough and talented enough to be able to service and be able to manage the economic growth that we’ll see here.
Josh Mejia, Executive Director
Brownsville Community Improvement Corp.
A project like this coming into South Texas is a great benefit to our community. We want to make sure that we have job availability for all of our community and all of our stakeholders. Cledia Hernandez, Provost
Texas State Technical College Harlingen
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