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William A. Mogel on Apache Corp. v. FERC, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 26275 (D.C. Cir. Dec. 28, 2010)
Posted on 1 Feb 2011 by William A. Mogel

By William A. Mogel, Attorney at Law In this Emerging Issues Analysis, attorney William A. Mogel discusses Apache Corp. v. FERC , 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 26275 (D.C. Cir. Dec. 28, 2010), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced... Read More

Cadwalader Client & Friends Memo: FERC Enforcement Director Calls for Legislative Fix to Address Hunter Decision
Posted on 18 Feb 2014 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

On January 15, 2014, Mr. Norman Bay, Director of the Office of Enforcement at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ( FERC ), testified at a Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection hearing entitled “Regulating... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: FERC Allows Pipeline to Prohibit Backhaul Shippers From Nominating Forward Haul Service
Posted on 30 Oct 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Kurt Krieger Shippers with firm transportation capacity on interstate pipelines often nominate their contracts to move gas in numerous directions on the pipeline on a secondary point basis, subject to the pipeline's tariff scheduling priorities... Read More

Cadwalader Clients & Friends Memo: FERC Office of Enforcement Issues 2011 Report on Enforcement
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

On November 17, 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ( FERC ) Office of Enforcement issued its 2011 Report on Enforcement ( Report ). The annual Report provides an overview of and statistics regarding FERC's enforcement activities during... Read More

Cadwalader Alert: FERC Staff Alleges Another 'Flipping' Violation
Posted on 25 Aug 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

By Ken Irvin and Ben Chesson By notice issued Friday, August 12, 2011 , the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office of Enforcement announced that, as a result of a nonpublic preliminary investigation pursuant to 18 C.F.R. Part 1b, Staff has preliminarily... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: FERC Approves Merger of Northeast Utilities and NSTAR
Posted on 22 Jul 2011 by Troutman Sanders

On July 6, 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or the "Commission") approved the proposed merger of NSTAR and Northeast Utilities (the "Merger"). The newly formed utility will operate under the name Northeast... Read More

Sutherland Legal Alert: FERC Provides Guidance on Reliability Penalties
Posted on 24 Mar 2011 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

By Dan Frank, JJ Kubicek, and Alexandra Lonieczny In a March 17, 2011 order, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) affirmed the proposed penalty initially filed by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) in the first case... Read More

FERC Releases 2011 Enforcement Report
Posted on 18 Nov 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The staff of the Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) released today its annual enforcement report . This report provides information on FERC enforcement activities during Fiscal Year 2011 (FY2011... Read More

William A. Mogel on Interstate Natural Gas Ass'n of America v. FERC, No. 09-1016, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 16758 (D.C. Cir. Aug. 13, 2010)
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by William A. Mogel

By William A. Mogel, Attorney at Law In this Emerging Issues Analysis, attorney William A. Mogel discusses Interstate Natural Gas Ass'n of America v. FERC [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from... Read More

Electric Cooperatives Face Increased Reporting Requirements
Posted on 6 May 2011 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

By Dan Frank, Alex Konieczny and JJ Kubicek Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), according to an April 21, 2011 proposal by FERC. The new reporting requirement would apply to electric cooperatives with more than 4 million megawatt-hours (MWh... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: FERC Continues to Address RTO Capacity Market Issues
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by Troutman Sanders

On Thursday July 28, 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or the "Commission") held a technical conference to discuss issues surrounding the applicability of PJM Interconnection LLC's Minimum Offer Price Rule... Read More

Cadwalader: FERC to Hold Technical Conference to Address Reliability
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

By Ken Irvin and Sohair Ahmadi The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") announced that it will hold a technical conference, open to the public, on November 29, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on November... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson: Pennsylvania PUC Clarifies Public Utility Criteria
Posted on 30 Sep 2011 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Continuing developments in the Laser Northeast gathering proceeding impact the regulation of gathering and midstream companies operating in Pennsylvania. By Kurt L. Krieger Background: Laser Northeast proposes to construct a gathering system... Read More