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King & Spalding LLP

1700 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20006, USA
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William Rice

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King & Spalding LLP

Position

William Rice has more than 30 years of continuous experience working on matters for regulated companies in the electric, natural gas, oil pipeline and telecommunications industries, both as a lawyer and as a professional engineer before becoming a member of the bar.

Career

Mr. Rice’s professional experience prior to the practice of law consists of more than 17 years of employment by regulated industries, including direct responsibility for engineering design and construction, accounting, rates and regulatory affairs, gas supply, marketing and customer billing systems. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (Colorado).


United States: Industry focus

Energy regulation: oil and gas

Within: Energy regulation: oil and gas

The Washington DC-based government matters department at King & Spalding LLP handles the firm's oil and gas regulatory work. James Bowe, Charles Engel and Neil Levy are the joint heads of the team. Bowe and others are advising Mexico Pacific Limited on all aspects of its development and implementation of a new LNG export facility to be located in Mexico worth over $1bn. Regulatory work thus far has included preparing and submitting a an export application to the DOE and counseling the client on Mexican LNG regulation. Another key highlight is Engel's assistance to a multinational energy company with its decommissioning of offshore oil and gas production platforms and related assets. This involves representation before numerous authorities, including the Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Counsel William Rice is also of note; Engel is 'a top-notch attorney who understands business needs and provides clear and cogent advice'.

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