NextDecade Corporation, a global liquefied natural gas (LNG) development company, will host two public meetings in January to share information about its proposed Galveston Bay LNG export terminal in Texas City and an associated pipeline. The open houses are part of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) pre-filing process. 

We hope that you can join us at one or both of these open houses to meet project representatives and learn more about NextDecade, the proposed project and the LNG industry.

  • 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at the Rosenberg Civic and Convention Center, 3825 Highway 36 South, Rosenberg, TX, 77471
  • 5-7 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2019, at the Nessler Center, 2010 5th Avenue North, Texas City, TX 77590

NextDecade’s Galveston Bay LNG is a proposed natural gas liquefaction andliquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Texas City. A new pipeline would deliver natural gas directly to the facility.  

  • 994-acre site within the Texas City Industrial Complex 
  • Three trains with total production capacity of 16.5 mtpa (metric tonnes per annum)
  • Four LNG storage tanks 
  • Shipping facilities with deepwater port access and with supporting marine infrastructure
  • Gas supply from Permian Basin, Barnett Shale, Haynesville Shale, Eagle Ford Shale and interconnects with multiple interstate and intrastate pipelines reaching back throughout the U.S.
  • Delivered through new, 97-mile-long pipeline from Katy Gas Hub

A multi-billion-dollar project expected to generate:

  • ~ 5,000 construction jobs at peak
  • 200 permanent operations jobs
  • ~ 1,500 indirect jobs in Galveston County
  • Job skills training 


  • 2018 – Initial federal regulatory filings  
  • 2021 – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expected to issue draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)
  • 2022 – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expected to issue final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
  • 2022 – Final Investment Decision (FID) and construction start anticipated after requisite commercial and regulatory milestones
  • 2027 – Commercial operations expected to begin

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