Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Latest Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Items
  • President Obama has nominated Norman C. Bay for a promotion as one of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's five powerful commissioners. (FERC)

    Powhatan Energy brothers take stand against federal regulators on futures trades

    When federal regulators come knocking, most companies usually hire a Washington-connected lawyer to try to find a settlement that will get them out of trouble with the least possible damage, both financially and to their reputations.


  • Gulf LNG to begin pre-filing review with FERC

    Gulf LNG Liquefaction Co. is compiling data to support an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to add liquefaction and export capabilities to its $1 billion liquefied natural gas storage terminal in Pascagoula.


  • FERC: No significant impact in gas exports plan

    Federal regulators say that Dominion's proposal to export liquefied natural gas from a terminal in Cove Point, Maryland, would pose "no significant impact" on the environment - a positive step for the company.


  • Natchez objects to pipeline abandonment

    The city of Natchez is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to deny American Midstream Partners' petition to abandon the Midla natural gas pipeline in Mississippi and Louisiana.


  • Company gets key federal OK for transmission line

    A Texas company that is proposing a $2 billion, 730-mile high-voltage line that would funnel power from wind farms in western Kansas to out-of-state sites has received key federal approval to start negotiating agreements to sell capacity on the line.


  • Gov't says report on power grid threats mishandled

    Federal energy regulators improperly allowed widespread access to a sensitive document that outlined specific locations where the nation's electric grid is vulnerable to physical threats, a government investigator said Wednesday.


  • Public meetings set for PA-NY gas pipeline

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is holding public meetings this week to gather feedback on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Constitution Pipeline.


  • FERC: PSC rules hinder independent power projects

    Montana's Public Service Commission is improperly hindering small, renewable energy projects in the state, federal regulators said.


  • California senator pushes utility security bill

    Sniper sabotage of a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. substation last year prompted a California lawmaker to introduce legislation on Monday that would require state utilities to beef up security.


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