Phil Mone

Associate

202-298-3721

pwm@vnf.com

Assistant

1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20007

Select recent natural gas and oil matters:

  • Advised a client regarding FERC jurisdiction over gas liquefaction facilities and transport of LNG via waterborne vessel.
  • Advised a natural gas pipeline in preparation for a filing under Section 4 of the Natural Gas Act.
  • Litigated a case concerning gas pipeline rates in a Commission-initiated investigation pursuant Section 5 of the Natural Gas Act.
  • Co-wrote brief in landmark prudence case concerning the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS).
  • Litigated a customer-initiated complaint pursuant to the Interstate Commerce Act and the Energy Policy Act of 1992 concerning oil pipeline rates.
  • Provided legal memoranda and counseling regarding siting of a major interstate gas pipeline.

Select recent electric matters:

  • Litigated pursuant to a complaint via Section 206 of the Federal Power Act concerning an RTO-wide ROE for electric transmission utilities.  
  • Drafted and submitted comments for a CAISO market participant regarding FERC’s ISO/RTO Credit Reform rulemaking (Order 741).
  • Drafted and submitted comments on behalf of large wholesale transmission customer in FERC’s Notice of Inquiry regarding Order No. 679 Transmission Rate Incentives.
  • Researched and authored a guide to electric transmission formula rates; presented guide to an audience of energy attorneys and technical experts.

  • Co-wrote brief before the Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit on a utility’s appeal of a FERC order.

  • Drafted and submitted comments for a CAISO market participant regarding FERC’s ISO/RTO Credit Reform rulemaking (Order 741).