Alicia K. Quesnel

Representative Work

Marathon Oil Corporation Sale of Marathon Oil Canada Corporation to CNRL

Counsel to Marathon Oil Corporation in the 2017 US$2.5 billion sale of Marathon Oil Canada Corporation to Canadian Natural Resources Limited and Shell Canada Energy.

Canyon Services Group Inc. Acquisition by Trican Well Service Ltd.

Counsel to Canyon Services Group Inc. in the 2017 $637 million acquisition by Trican Well Service Ltd.

Savanna Energy Services Corp. Hostile TakeOver

Counsel to Savanna Energy Services Corp. in the defense of the 2017 hostile takeover bid by Total Energy Services Inc.

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. $250 Million Acquisition of Royalty Rights

Counsel to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. in the 2017 $250 million acquisition of a 4% gross overriding royalty on current and future phases of Lindbergh SAGD thermal oil project from Pengrowth Energy Corporation

Midstream Sale

Counsel to seller in a 2016 proposed billion dollar plus disposition of pipeline and midstream facilities.

ARC Resources Ltd. Disposition of Light Oil Assets to Spartan Energy Corp.

Counsel to ARC Resources Ltd. in the 2016 $700 million disposition of strategic light oil assets in southeast Saskatchewan to Spartan Energy Corp. 

Tourmaline Oil Corp. $1.369 Billion Acquisition from Shell Canada Energy

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp. in the 2016 $1.369 billion acquisition of strategic assets located in the Alberta Deep Basin and the North East British Columbia Gundy area from Shell Canada Energy.

Whitecap Resources Inc. $595 Million Acquisition from Husky Energy Inc.

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc.in the 2016 $595 million acquisition of premium oil assets in southwest Saskatchewan from Husky Energy Inc.

Athabasca Oil Corporation Royalty Grant to Burgess Energy Holdings LLC

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in the 2016 grant of a $129 million contingent bitumen royalty to Burgess Energy Holdings LLC

Murphy Oil Canada Ltd. Sale to Suncor Energy Inc.

Counsel to Murphy Oil Canada Ltd., Canadian subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation, in the 2016 $937 million sale of its 5% non-operated working interest in the Syncrude oil sands joint venture to Suncor Energy Inc.

Murphy Oil Canada Ltd. Disposition of Natural Gas Assets

Counsel to Murphy Oil Canada Ltd., Canadian subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation, in the 2016 $538 million disposition of the Tupper Main and Tupper West gas plants and associated pipelines in northeastern British Columbia to Enbridge G and P Canada Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc.

SemCAMS ULC Sour Gas Transportation Arrangments

Counsel to SemCAMS ULC in 2015/2016 connection with a 10 year extension of existing long-term sour gas transportation arrangements with an investment grade producer on SemCAMS' Northwest Wapiti, Wapiti and Simonette pipeline systems for gas processing at Kaybob South 3 (K3) Plant.

SemCAMS ULC Producer Arrangements for Sour Gas Processing Plant

Counsel to SemCAMS ULC in 2015 in connection with long term producer arrangements for a new 200 mmcf/day sour gas processing plant at 25-67-07W6M

SemCAMS ULC Producer Arrangements for Condensate Gathering and Processing

Counsel to SemCAMS ULC in 2015 in connection with the long term producer arrangements for a $62 million product to construct condensate gathering and processing facilities at Kaybob.

Ag Growth International Inc. Acquisition of Westeel Division of VicWest Inc.

Counsel to Ag Growth International Inc.in the 2015 $221 million acquisition of the Westeel Division of Vicwest Inc.

Tourmaline Oil Corp. Peace River High Joint Venture

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp.in the 2014 $500 million Peace River High sale to and joint venture with Canadian Non-Operated Resources LP.

Mullen Group Ltd. Acquisition of Gardewine Group Limited Partnership

Counsel to Mullen Group Ltd. in the 2014 $172 million acquisition of Manitoba-based Gardewine Group Limited Partnership.

Suncor Energy Sale of Non-Core Wilson Creek Assets

Counsel on Competition matters to Suncor Energy in the 2014 $168.5 million disposition of its Wilson Creek assets located near Rimbey, Alberta to Tamarack Acquisition Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.

Encana Corporation Sale to Jupiter Resources Inc.

Counsel to Encana Corporation in the 2014 $2 billion disposition of its Bighorn assets in Alberta to Jupiter Resources Inc.

Athabasca Oil Corporation Sale of Dover Oil Sands Project

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in the 2014 $1.18 billion sale of its 40% interest in the Dover oil sands project to Phoenix Energy Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of PetroChina International Investment Limited.

Progress Energy Canada Ltd. Acquisition of Properties from Talisman Energy Ltd.

Counsel to Progress Energy Canada Ltd.in its 2014 $1.5 billion acquisition of part of Talisman Energy Ltd.'s Montney acreage in northeast British Columbia.

Suncor Energy Sale of Majority of Conventional Natural Gas Business to CG Energy Canada

Counsel to Suncor Energy in relation to competition and Investment Canada matters in the 2013 $1 billion sale by Suncor Energy Inc. of a majority of its conventional natural gas business to CQ Energy, a newly established partnership between Centrica plc and Qatar Petroleum International.

Shell Canada – Proposed LNG Project at Kitimat

Counsel to Shell Canada (2012-ongoing) in the negotiation of joint venture arrangements between Shell Canada, Korea Oil and Gas Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation and PetroChina Company Limited for the development of an LNG export terminal in Kitimat, British Columbia.

Encana Corporation Joint Venture with CNPC to Develop Duvernay Lands

Counsel to Encana Corporation in the 2012 $2.18 billion acquisition by Phoenix Duvernay Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of PetroChina International Investment Company Limited of a 49.9% interest in Encana's Duvernay natural gas play in West Central Alberta. At the same time, a joint venture was formed between Encana and Phoenix to develop the properties.