Located in Texas in the US, the Rio Grande LNG liquefaction terminal is owned by NextDecade and will be operated by Rio Grande LNG, once it becomes operational in 2026.

The Rio Grande LNG Liquefaction terminal will receive feed gas from Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale

With three trains, Rio Grande terminal will have an initial LNG production capacity of 16.2Mtpa (million tons per annum).

Subsequent expansion at the Rio Grande liquefaction plant will increase its capacity by 10.8Mtpa.

During the period 2021-2025, the Rio Grande liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $10,335.92m.

Contractors involved in the liquefaction plant

Some of the key contractors for the Rio Grande LNG liquefaction plant include the following.

Design/FEED: Chicago Bridge & Iron.

Main EPC: Bechtel.


Information on the terminal is sourced from GlobalData’s LNG Liquefaction database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, LNG liquefaction terminals globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.