Recent Highlights

February 18, 2021

  • FERC Proposes to Amend its Standards for Business Practices of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines NOPR
  • FERC Revisits Review of Policy Statement on Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Proposals News Release | Presentation | NOI

February 2, 2021

  • FERC staff sends Thirty-First Report to Congress on progress made in licensing and constructing the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Report

December 17, 2020


Commission Responsibilities

  • Regulation of pipeline, storage, and liquefied natural gas facility construction.
  • Regulation of natural gas transportation in interstate commerce.
  • Issuance of certificates of public convenience and necessity to prospective companies providing energy services or constructing and operating interstate pipelines and storage facilities.
  • Regulation of facility abandonment.
  • Establishment of rates for services.
  • Regulation of the transportation of natural gas as authorized by the NGPA (Natural Gas Policy Act) and the OCSLA (Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act).
  • Oversight of the construction and operation of pipeline facilities at U.S. points of entry for the import or export of natural gas.
  • Office of Energy Projects Inspections Guidelines

This page was last updated on February 18, 2021