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» Commission's 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.

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Initiatives Seminars
  • March 8–10, 2016 - FERC Environmental Review and Compliance for Natural Gas Facilities Seminar (San Diego, California) View Details

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Environmental Documents
  • February 5, 2016 - FERC Staff Issues Environmental Assessment for the Elba Liquefaction Project (CP14-103 and CP14-115) Read More

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Annual Charges
The Commission receives an annual appropriation from Congress to defray its operating costs. Read More
Safety & Inspections
Once Natural Gas pipeline projects become operational, safety is regulated, monitored and enforced by the Department of Transportation. Read More
Environment Industry Activities General Information

Updated: February 9, 2016