Natural Gas

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon's Washington D.C.-based energy practice includes attorneys with extensive experience in nearly every area of the natural gas industry, including representation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) U.S., Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Transportation (PHMSA), state public utility commissions, and the courts.

Relevant Experience

  • FERC proceedings (including rates, certificates, rulemakings, complaints, contract enforcement)
  • Resolution of pipeline tariff issues
  • Negotiation and enforcement of transportation contracts
  • Negotiation of gas purchase contracts
  • Appellate court litigation
  • Direct connect proceedings
  • Pipeline safety matters

Representative Engagements

  • Represents Salt River Project (SRP), one of the largest public power entities in the U.S. before the FERC related to interstate pipeline rate, tariff and certificate issues affecting the transportation of natural gas to their multiple electric generating facilities
  • Represents individual and groups of large industrial and commercial natural gas end-users across the U.S. in interstate pipeline natural gas certificate, tariff and general rate proceedings before the FERC
  • Represents one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of natural gas distribution pipe couplings before the U.S. Department of Transportation (PHMSA), FERC and state commissions