James F. Bowe, Jr.


Jim Bowe is a partner in King & Spalding’s Global Energy Practice and a member of the firm’s Global Transactions Practice Group resident in Washington, D.C. His practice focuses on the regulation of the natural gas and electric power industries and the oil pipeline industry; regulation of liquefied natural gas imports, exports and LNG facility development; energy-related transactional matters; and energy project development and financing. He has counselled clients in connection with the development of energy projects in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa; energy sector mergers, acquisitions and dispositions; energy supply, transportation, gathering, storage and tolling agreement negotiations; outsourcing of energy purchasing and energy facilities management; energy company reorganizations; and US and international transactions involving natural gas, LNG, natural gas liquids, petroleum, electric power generation and transmission, renewable energy; district energy; and water/wastewater.
Jim has represented energy project developers; energy pipelines and storage operators; oil and gas midstream companies; local gas distribution companies; petrochemical producers; industrial enterprises; natural gas and electricity marketers; independent power producers; and electric utilities in regulatory proceedings involving the construction of pipeline, energy storage and electric generation projects, in rate and enforcement proceedings and in commercial negotiations. He has also represented financial institutions and project developers in connection with US and international energy project financings and in M&A matters.
Jim is currently representing the developer of a U.S. LNG export facility in its efforts to obtain Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorization for siting, construction and operation of an LNG facility to be located in the Southeast U.S. He is also advising a potential importer of LNG in its solicitation of proposals for long-term bulk LNG supply arrangements. Jim has advised and is currently advising several developers of small- to mid-scale LNG production facilities in the Eastern U.S. on regulatory and permitting matters. He has counselled several potential offtakers and tolling parties in their evaluation of arrangements with U.S. LNG export facilities.

Jim received his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, and his B.A. from • Williams College. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.