Bracewell LLP

George Fatula

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Focuses on energy-related transactions, regulatory matters, projects and controversies. Experienced handling the intersection of regulatory and commercial issues involved with the development and operation of energy infrastructure projects. Advises natural gas, oil, and liquids pipeline and storage project developers in negotiating terms of service, drafting definitive agreements and navigating the regulatory approval process for the development of new and re-purposed pipeline and other infrastructure projects before FERC and other agencies. Counsels midstream service providers, producers, and marketers in commercial, transactional and regulatory matters, including purchase and sale transactions, compliance matters, tariff and certificate proceedings and contested matters.

Advises clients on compliance with Dodd-Frank derivatives regulations as they relate to commodity trading and hedging and has drafted comments and consulted with federal regulators regarding rules impacting commodities and derivatives transactions on behalf of a variety of energy and other commodity market participants. Routinely counsels clients on regulatory and transactional issues in derivatives and financing transactions.

Also represents project sponsors and lenders in financing transactions involving domestic and international power projects, gas transportation and storage projects, and wind and other renewable energy projects.

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George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2007; University of Richmond, Bachelor of Arts, 2004