oil & gas


In 15 U.S.C. §1127:

1) The exchanging, buying, or selling of things having economic value between two or more entities, for example goods, services, and money. Commerce is often done on a large scale, typically between individuals, businesses,...

Commerce Clause


The Commerce Clause refers to Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3 of the U.S. Constitution, which gives Congress the power “to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, and with the Indian tribes.

Congress has...

Environmental Law


Environmental law refers to a variety of protections which share the goal of protecting the environment.

Federal Law

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was passed in 1970 along with the Environmental Quality Improvement Act and...

Liquefied natural gas rates

Rates for transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) are regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The Natural Gas Act ("NGA"; 15 U.S.C. § 717) imposes requirements for those rates. NGA § 3(e)(4) states that FERC-approved projects “...