McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorney Bob Weishaar will speak at the Industrial Energy Consumers of America’s biannual meeting being held May 1-2, 2018 at the Le Meridien Arlington in Arlington, Virginia.
Bob will speak on May 1 about developments within the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil. Also in his presentation, he will cover the active engagement strategy for industrial customers.
Bob is chair of the McNees Energy & Environmental Practice group. He focuses his practice on the state and federal regulation of electricity supply and delivery, natural gas supply and delivery, and oil pipelines. As an energy lawyer, he has substantial experience with electric industry restructuring in wholesale and retail markets, and has appeared before state regulatory commissions in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Virginia, and Ohio; before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and before various state and federal appellate courts. On electricity and natural gas matters, Bob generally represents the interests of consumers and consumer representatives, and owners of cogeneration facilities, before federal and state administrative agencies and appellate courts. He also advises clients regarding the competitive procurement and self-supply of utility services. Bob has counseled clients on the state and federal regulation of oil and natural gas pipelines.