Energy Litigation

BD&P's Energy Litigation Team has extensive experience in all oil & gas related issues giving rise to litigation. The team complements and is complemented by the strength of the firm's Energy Law practice, enabling the litigators to work closely with colleagues in order to provide all the resources that are key to resolving the client's oil & gas issues.

This Team regularly appears before all level of Alberta's Courts, in courts of other provincial jurisdictions, and before regulatory and administrative tribunals. In addition, the Energy Litigation Team has significant experience in the alternative dispute resolution forums of mediation and arbitration. In order to accomplish our clients' objectives, the BD&P energy litigators are committed to finding practical, efficient and cost‑effective solutions for our clients in all contentious oil & gas related matters.

Significant Areas of Service

  • Joint ventures
  • Farmout agreements
  • AMI's
  • Royalty disputes
  • Royalty or title claims by First Nations or by the Federal Crown as their trustee
  • Accounting disputes
  • Operating disputes
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Lease interpretations including rights of first refusal and other title questions
  • Environmental liabilities
  • Oil & gas evaluation disputes