Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
18 CFR pt. 270, subpt. E; 18 CFR pt. 385
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
State/Local/Tribal Govt
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Discretionary hearings by the Commission to review final determinations by state or federal "jurisdictional agencies" for tight formation gas, occluded natural gas from coal seams, and natural gas from Devonian shale that is produced through specified types of drilling and time periods. Final determinations by jurisdictional agencies are publicly posted. Interested persons may file protests objecting to the determination. The Commission may conduct "such proceedings as it deems necessary or appropriate for the full disclosure of the facts."
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Approval of Request/Application (General)
Other Request for Agency Action
Verified by Agency: