NextDecade Corp. will use carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology to reduce expected carbon dioxide equivalent emissions by about 90% at its proposed Rio Grande liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Brownsville, TX.

Management said Tuesday that the Houston-based company additionally is exploring options to address what would be the remaining emissions, as potential customers are increasingly looking at sourcing cleaner energy.

“Through numerous and ongoing conversations with our customers, it is clear the work we are doing here also aligns with many of our global LNG customers’ corporate values and environmental goals,” spokeswoman Ashley Hemmer said.

NextDecade plans to make a positive final investment decision (FID) next year on the project, which at full...