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Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 12, 2018, FERC announced the initiation of a joint inquiry with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation ("NERC") ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On September 11, the EPA proposed changes to an Obama-era rule on methane emissions to give oil and gas companies more time between inspections of drilling equipment and to repair methane gas leaks. Industry groups opposed the 2016 rule.
Holland & Knight
On Sept. 13, 2018, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing on the subject of liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...
Foley Hoag LLP
On September 13, 2018, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the trial court's dismissal of claims ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 7, 2018, a jury in a California state court found Plains All American Pipeline guilty on 9 criminal counts ...
Jones Day
Outlined in an Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposal published on August 31, 2018, the Affordable Clean Energy ("ACE") rule would replace the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan ("CPP").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In September 2018, the SEC fined a New York-based broker-dealer in connection with unsuitable sales of leveraged ETNs linked to the price of crude oil.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently issued two decisions concerning the relationship between the Natural Gas Act (NGA) ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 4, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ("Third Circuit") declined to review Pennsylvania's water permit approval of Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company's
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 11, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed rule to amend various provisions of a key Obama-era regulation that sought to reduce methane emissions...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Hurricane season is upon us, with Hurricane Florence making its way towards landfall in the Carolinas, currently expected to reach the coast by early Friday morning, September 14, 2018.
Morgan Lewis
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the US Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released a Memorandum of Understanding on August 31.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 5, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ("Third Circuit" or "Court")found that FERC did not violate federal law when approving Transcontinental Pipe Line Company
Foley & Lardner
Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 100 into law on Monday, setting in place a 100% renewable electricity target for California by 2045.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 31, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("Commission") issued an order ("August 31 Order")
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Division of Market Oversight ("DMO") staff "conducted research on activity in the New York Mercantile Exchange ("NYMEX") Light Sweet Crude Oil futures contract ("WTI") to determine what effect, if any, the growth of [shale] oil in the United States had on usage of the contract."
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
A coalition of electric generators in California has urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "the Commission") to require the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) to implement a centralized capacity market to procure the electric generation capacity needed to reliably operate California's electric grid.
Troutman Sanders LLP
As part of its integrity management regulatory scheme, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is requesting comments on a draft risk modeling report.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
U.S. producer ConocoPhillips on Monday said Venezuela's PDVSA agreed to pay $2 billion to settle an arbitration award, suspending a dispute that blocked the state-run oil firm from exporting crude from most of its key Caribbean facilities.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On July 10, 2018, in Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit rejected an environmental group's claim that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's funding mechanism results in unconstitutional bias in favor of the pipeline industry.
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On April 24, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision in Oil States Energy Services v. Greene's Energy Group, 138 S. Ct. 1365 (2018), holding that inter partes review proceedings ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The liquified natural gas (LNG) export boom has strained the resources and technical expertise of the two federal agencies that oversee LNG facility siting, design, construction, and operation: FERC, (the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) and PHMSA (the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration).
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On August 6, 2018, President Trump signed an executive order ("New Iran E.O.") directing the Secretaries of State and the Treasury to re-impose sweeping sanctions on Iran, effecting the policy
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On July 10, 2018, in Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit rejected an environmental group's claim that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's funding mechanism results in unconstitutional bias in favor of the pipeline industry.
Dentons
On August 21, the Trump administration unveiled the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, a draft proposal that would establish guidelines for states to use in addressing greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector.
Holland & Knight
As previously reported, on Aug. 31, 2018, Kevin J. McIntyre, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Howard "Skip" Elliott ...
Holland & Knight
Kicks Off Renewed Focus on Cyber Risks to the Energy/Electric Utility Sector Along with the Banking/Financial Services and Communications Sectors
Troutman Sanders LLP
As part of its integrity management regulatory scheme, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is requesting comments on a draft risk modeling report.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
A coalition of electric generators in California has urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "the Commission") to require the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) to implement a centralized capacity market to procure the electric generation capacity needed to reliably operate California's electric grid.
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