On Friday, March 20, 2015 NextDecade, LLC submitted an official request to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) to enter the Pre-Filing process for its Rio Grande Liquefied Natural Gas (“LNG”) project and associated Rio Bravo Pipeline. Today NextDecade, LLC received notification from FERC of acceptance into the Pre-Filing process and was assigned docket number PF15-20-000.
“NextDecade is thrilled to initiate the FERC process for our Rio Grande LNG project,” said Kathleen Eisbrenner, founder and CEO of NextDecade. “Not only is this an important milestone, but it also signals the beginning of a crucial process that will lead to the best possible project. NextDecade is actively working with the FERC, our partners and communities throughout the Rio Grande Valley to bring this exceptional project to fruition.”
Rio Grande LNG, a wholly owned subsidiary of NextDecade, is a multi-billion dollar land-based LNG export project located on a 1,000-acre site along the Brownsville Shipping Channel in Brownsville, Texas. NextDecade’s proposal includes plans for up to…
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