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                           August 22, 2023

       Matthew K. Schatzman
       Chief Executive Officer
       NextDecade Corporation
       1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 3900
       Houston, Texas 77002

                                                        Re: NextDecade
Statement on Form S-3
                                                            Filed August 15,
                                                            File No. 333-274000

       Dear Matthew K. Schatzman:

              This is to advise you that we have not reviewed and will not
review your registration

               Please refer to Rules 460 and 461 regarding requests for
acceleration. We remind you
       that the company and its management are responsible for the accuracy and
adequacy of their
       disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action or absence of
action by the staff.

                                                        Please contact Michael
Purcell at 202-551-5351 with any questions.


                           Division of Corporation Finance

                           Office of Energy & Transportation
       cc:                                              Ryan Maierson