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King & Spalding LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Recognized for advising oil and gas industry clients and public authorities on regulatory matters in connection with the development of production, storage and transportation infrastructure, with a growing presence in LNG. Frequently represents a range of clients in applications to FERC and DOE. Further noted for expertise in commercial transactions and contracts across the oil and gas sector, frequently handling acquisitions, fuel supply agreements and engineering, procurement and construction contracts.

Strengths

Interviewees highlight: "Their knowledge and expertise of land, right-of-way, and land-focused litigation for pipelines is superb."

Sources praise the firm's "very strong breadth of attorneys."

Work highlights

Represented Amarillo Rattler before FERC for authorization to repurpose certain existing natural gas and natural gas liquids pipeline facilities, interconnect them and establish the resulting system as a new interstate natural gas pipeline subject to regulation under the Natural Gas Act.

Represented Global Clean Energy Holdings in connection with a $300 million senior credit facility and a $64 million mezzanine facility to fund the acquisition and conversion of a petroleum diesel refinery into a renewable biodisesel refinery.

Notable practitioners

James Bowe is highly sought after by clients in the LNG space. He has particular experience as regulatory counsel to project developments and commercial transactions.
"Very solid, knowledgeable and knows his stuff."

Peter Hays has expertise spanning across the oil and gas sector. He is known for representing multinational corporations and upstream producers in sale and purchase agreements and equity transactions.
"Has a substantive knowledge of the law related to upstream oil and gas issues."

Stuart Zisman focuses his practice in the midstream sector. He effectively advises clients, including commodity traders and infrastructure developers on acquisitions, joint venture agreements and debt financings.
"A levelheaded, business-minded thought partner." "He's intelligent and possesses a unique ability to blend legal and commercial advice."

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Energy & Natural Resources Department

King & Spalding LLP

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1180 Peachtree Street

Atlanta

Georgia

USA

GA 30309

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USA - Nationwide

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)


James F Bowe Jr
Band 3

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)


Stuart Zisman
Band 4