OVERVIEW: Course 101: FERC Regulation of Natural GAs
This program will be presented virtually.
The goal of Course 101 is to provide an overview of the federal regulation of the natural gas industry by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Taught by industry practitioners and regulators from FERC, the course begins with a brief overview of the natural gas industry, including the production, gathering, transportation, distribution, and storage of natural gas. The course describes key statutes governing and affecting the interstate transportation of natural gas and discusses key legal milestones. Instructors explain important regulatory concepts, pipeline services, and the scope and limits of FERC jurisdiction. The course covers key sections of the NGA, including imports and exports under Section 3; construction and abandonment under section 7; ratemaking under sections 4 and 5; and enforcement issues.
*Energy Law Academy Certificate of Achievement: Course 101 is requirement to obtain the Energy Law Academy Certificate of Achievement.
About the Energy Law Academy
The EBA Energy Law Academy focuses on the core legal and regulatory concepts and basic industry fundamentals that every energy law practitioner needs for success. The overall goal of the Academy is to provide attorneys and energy professionals with a comprehensive foundation of the various aspects of the energy law sector. Upon completion, Academy students will have a greater understanding of the major subject matter areas so they can better approach, research, and evaluate the issues their clients face.
You may participate in the EBA Energy Law Academy by taking individual courses; or enhance your overall knowledge of energy law by obtaining your Energy Law Academy Certificate of Achievement.