Eugene R. Elrod > Latham & Watkins LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
WASHINGTON DC 20004-1304
United States
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Work Department

Mr. Elrod has more than 35 years of experience representing companies across the oil and gas industry — including producers, pipelines, storage and local distribution companies — and large commercial end-users of natural gas. He has also represented electric utilities and other participants in wholesale power markets, and large industrial consumers of electric power.




Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy regulation: oil and gas

(Leading lawyers)

Eugene ElrodLatham & Watkins LLP

Regulatory work for Latham & Watkins LLP‘s oil and gas clients is handled by the oil and gas industry group in conjunction with the energy regulatory and markets group, with David Schwartz acting as the key contact for both teams. Chevron Corporation, ExxonMobil Pipeline and Santa Fe Gas are some examples of notable clients of the practice. In an ongoing matter, J. Patrick Nevins serves as counsel to the $9bn Delfin Midstream LNG export project on a range of issues, including obtaining FERC approvals for the onshore components of the project; once completed, this will be the first deep-water port LNG export project in the US. Nevins has both ‘deep regulatory knowledge‘ and ‘commercial acumen on par with transaction specialists at other firms‘. Elsewhere, Eugene Elrod and others are acting for PTE Pipeline in rate proceedings at both the Regulatory Commission of Alaska and FERC.