R. Scott Nuzum

Of Counsel




1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20007
  • Represents offshore oil and gas producers in efforts to secure lease suspensions from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
  • Represents offshore oil and gas producers in negotiations with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on issues related to supplemental bonding and financial assurance.
  • Represents a chemical manufacturer seeking duty free imports for a fuel additive produced in the European Union.
  • Serves as regulatory counsel to an Alaska Native Corporation, providing comments and strategic advice on U.S. Department of the Interior proposals.
  • Advised an oil and gas company on potential export restrictions for lease condensate produced in the United States.
  • Represented multiple natural gas pipeline companies in federal appellate litigation challenging FERC Natural Gas Act and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) determinations.
  • Provided counsel on NEPA and National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) compliance to a developer planning and building a major interstate renewable energy transmission line.


Offshore Natural Gas

Regulation of the Gas Industry, Vol. Chapter 39


DecomWorld GOM 2017

Speaker, "Legal Considerations for Operators Engaged in Decommissioning Activities on the Federal OCS"
Houston, TX

National Reservation Economic Summit

The National Center for American Indian Economic Development
Las Vegas, NV