The energy sector is one of the most highly regulated industries. Safety and environmental issues impact all aspects of energy sector operations, from project planning and development to construction, operations, upgrades and abandonment. Companies must address compliance issues along with requirements regarding land use, wetlands, sediment and erosion control and other environmental matters Federal and state agencies such as the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Public Utility Commissions,
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the Department of Justice (DOJ) and many other governmental bodies share responsibility for regulating the industry.
We help clients navigate the complex regulatory landscape, understand their legal obligations and mitigate risk.
Our client companies include:
We do not represent individual landowners or consumers because of the potential conflicts of interest.