FERC Proceeds With ETP Gas Rate Tampering Claims

Law360 (May 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Not two months after a federal appeals court declined to derail the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's show-cause order accusing Energy Transfer Partners LP of violating rules against manipulating wholesale natural gas markets, the commission has ordered a hearing into the allegations.

FERC issued an order Thursday establishing a hearing in front of internal administrative law judges to determine whether Dallas-based ETP and its affiliates should be found liable for market manipulation or for having otherwise provided discriminatory services or charged excessive rates at a Houston...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.