About FERC Office of Energy Market Regulation
Anna V. Cochrane, Deputy Director
Anna V. Cochrane is the Deputy Director of the Office of Energy Market Regulation (OEMR). OEMR deals with matters involving energy markets, tariffs and rates relating to electric, natural gas, and oil pipeline facilities and services. OEMR serves the public interest by ensuring just and reasonable rates, tariffs and conditions in natural gas pipeline, oil pipeline and electric power markets.
Ms. Cochrane began her career at the Commission in the area of natural gas pipeline certificates and rates. After 12 years, Ms. Cochrane left the Commission and spent 10 years in the private sector working on natural gas pipeline and electric utility matters. Ms. Cochrane returned to the Commission in 2002 and has held a number of managerial positions of increasing responsibility, including Director of the Division of Tariffs and Market Development - East. Her last position was Deputy Director of the Office of Enforcement, where she was responsible for assuring compliance with the Commission's rules and regulations.
Ms. Cochrane holds a bachelors degree in International Economics from Georgetown University. She lives in Fairfax Station, Virginia with her husband Ed.