Monthly Archives: February 2016

CFTC Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee Meeting

On February 25, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC”) Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (“EEMAC”) convened its first public meeting of the year.  During the first of two panel discussions, the EEMAC considered the CFTC’s proposed order granting … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Regulation

CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Meeting

On February 23, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC”) Technology Advisory Committee (“TAC”) convened its first public meeting of the new year.  The meeting included three panel discussions focused on nascent technological issues facing the derivatives industry.  In the … Continue reading

Posted in Regulation

U.S. DOE Disclaims Jurisdiction Over Canadian Gas and Authorizes LNG Exports to Non-FTA Nations From Bear Head LNG Project

By Tania Perez and Lamiya Rahman On February 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy (“DOE/FE”) issued two orders to Bear Head LNG Corporation and Bear Head LNG (USA), LLC (together, “Bear Head LNG”), formally announcing DOE’s comprehensive policy for considering applications … Continue reading

Posted in DOE, Energy Infrastructure, LNG, Oil & Gas, Regulation