Wednesday, January 16, 2013 4:11 pm by Michelle McCormick
HOUSTON — Bracewell & Giuliani LLP announced today that it is adding energy Partners Julian Nichol and Alastair Young to its London office. Nichol will serve as the office’s managing partner. These additions will serve to expand and enhance Bracewell’s globally recognized energy practice.
“We are excited to be welcoming Julian and Alastair to the firm,” said Bracewell Managing Partner, Mark C. Evans. “It is important for us to be able to serve our clients in all areas of the globe in which they do business. London is a key jumping off point. I foresee significantly more attorney growth for us in London over the next 12 to 18 months,” added Evans. (more…)
Thursday, December 6, 2012 3:00 pm by Rachael Marsh
Following FERC’s November 15 order that directed additional technical conferences on gas-electric coordination issues and released the Staff Report on Gas-Electric Coordination Technical Conferences (FERC Staff Report), the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) is expected to complete a study on the topic by year end. Based on that study, NERC could initiate a task force to explore possible revisions to reliability standards to address concerns related to gas-electric interdependency and fuel availability. (more…)
Category: Environmental, FERC, National Energy Law, Natural Gas/LNG, Shale Development, Uncategorized, Upstream Energy
Monday, September 10, 2012 3:44 pm by Grant MacIntyre
Last month, in a split decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. Bracewell & Giuliani partner Jeff Holmstead, a former assistant administrator for air and radiation at EPA, appeared on E&E TV’s OnPoint program to discuss the impact of the court’s ruling and explain what the next steps are for the agency following the decision.
To view the interview with OnPoint host Monica Trauzzi, click here.
Category: Air Quality/Climate Change, Courts, Enforcement, Environmental, National Energy Law, Regional Energy Law, Uncategorized, Upstream Energy