About FERC Office of Energy Projects
What We Do
The mission of the Office of Energy Projects is to facilitate potential benefits to the nation through the review of natural gas and hydropower infrastructure proposals and minimize risks to the public associated with FERC jurisdictional energy infrastructure. OEP is led by Terry Turpin, Director and John Wood, Deputy Director.
OEP has the engineering and environmental expertise to certificate new gas pipeline projects and to authorize and monitor hydroelectric projects. It focuses on:
- Project siting and development;
- Balancing environmental and other concerns;
- Ensuring compliance; and
- Safeguarding the public.