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Local Business Initiative

The first phase of the Opportunity Roadmap, the Local Business Initiative, gave local businesses an opportunity to get "pre-screened" to work with the proposed Golden Pass LNG export project.

Businesses that successfully completed the pre-screening process were placed on a list for priority consideration. Golden Pass provided that list to the project Engineering, Procurement and Construction contractor, who will refer to this list when soliciting vendors and suppliers.

Golden Pass hired Veriforce, an expert in contractor screening, to facilitate the application process. The "no fee" application process for Jefferson County businesses closed January 15, 2016. All businesses were welcome to continue submitting applications, but were responsible for Veriforce application fees.

Placement on the EPC list does not guarantee work for the project. Businesses on the list will receive priority consideration for work on the project, but must complete the qualification process and meet all Golden Pass project requirements in order to compete for selection.

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LOCAL BUSINESSES FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY COMPLETED PRESCREENING AND ARE SUCCESSFULLY ENROLLED.

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BUSINESSES FROM ALL OVER TEXAS AND THE UNITED STATES SIGNED UP FOR THE LOCAL BUSINESS INITIATIVE.

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MINORITY-OWNED OR HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESSES (HUBS) FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY ARE SUCCESSFULLY ENROLLED.

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NEW* BUSINESSES FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY COMPLETED PRE-SCREENING AND ARE SUCCESSFULLY ENROLLED.

*Not a current Golden Pass vendor or supplier

 

impact

Learn more about the success and impact of the Local Business Initiative and how it helped hundreds of businesses.

local businesses

Check out some of the businesses Golden Pass LNG has signed up for the Local Business Initiative.

programs

See what else is on the horizon for Opportunity Roadmap with upcoming programs and inititatives.