Stone Pigman lawyers assist clients engaged in all facets of the energy industry, as well as clients in other fields who are facing environmental or energy-related issues. We handle transactions, regulation, permitting, compliance and litigation across the energy space, ranging from straightforward to complex matters. We regularly help with financing and developing energy-related projects in the United States and abroad. Stone Pigman also provides extensive regulatory and administrative litigation services in the electric power and utilities arena before state regulatory commissions, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other federal and state agencies and has the experience to serve any regulatory need. Our in-depth knowledge of the energy marketplace enables us to craft transactions to meet our clients' unique needs and to create novel and effective approaches to complex litigation, regulatory matters and disputes.
Our clients include companies, governmental entities and individuals involved in every aspect of the energy industry -- domestically and internationally -- including liquefied natural gas liquefaction, regasification, transportation, purchases and sales; upstream and downstream oil and gas exploration, development and production operations (offshore and onshore) for shale and conventionally-obtained hydrocarbons; gathering and marketing operations; petrochemical, power, midstream and pipeline projects; electric power; hydrocarbon storage facilities; oilfield services (drilling and offshore platform and pipeline construction); maritime; public utility regulation matters involving FERC and state regulatory boards; and alternative and renewable energy. We also represent entities involved in developing other natural resources, including non-hydrocarbon minerals and timber.
Stone Pigman takes a comprehensive team approach to serving the needs of its energy and natural resource clients. Members of our corporate, real estate, tax, finance, construction, environmental, regulatory, insurance and litigation practices work together to help our clients achieve their objectives. Having extensive transactional, regulatory and litigation capabilities allows us to efficiently and effectively handle all aspects of energy project development and to handle any energy or environmental matter to successful conclusion. We frequently team with national and international firms in order to provide comprehensive legal services to clients overseas.
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