NextDecade’s Rio Grande facility will be able to export LNG to FTA and non-FTA countries. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order authorizing NextDecade Corp. to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Rio Grande LNG facility in Brownsville, Texas, to non-free trade agreement (non-FTA) countries, NextDecade reported Monday. Gaining authorization to export LNG to countries that do not have free trade deals with the United States marks the latest regulatory milestone for NextDecade, which last November won a key approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) . The FERC order allows NextDecade to site, construct and operate Rio Grande LNG and the associated Rio Bravo Pipeline. “We greatly appreciate the Energy Department’s diligent review of our Rio Grande LNG project, as well as Secretary Brouillette’s continued support for the export of abundant and reliable U.S. energy to our partners and allies,” NextDecade Chairman and […]