Energy

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.

Cardinal Energy Ltd. $300 Million Acquisition

Counsel to Cardinal Energy Ltd. in the 2017 $300 million acquisition of light oil assets in the Weyburn/Midale area of southeast Saskatchewan and House Mountain area of Alberta.

Canadian Natural Resources $1.8 Billion Note Offering

Counsel to the Dealers in the 2017 $1.8 billion public offering of medium term notes by Canadian Natural Resources Limited

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

Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. Acquisition of Spur Resources Ltd.

Counsel to Spur Resources Ltd. in the 2017 $407.5 million acquisition by Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.

Madalena Energy Inc. Disposition to Pan American Energy LLC

Counsel to Madalena Energy Inc. in the 2017 partial sale and financing of its Argentine shale properties to Pan American Energy LLC.

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.

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. 

Midstream Sale

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

Savannah Petroleum PLC Acquisitions in Africa and Central America

Counsel to Savannah Petroleum in 2016 in respect of proposed and completed acquisitions and joint ventures in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa and Central Asia.

RMP Energy Inc. Disposition of Assets

Counsel to RMP Energy Inc. in the 2016 $114 million disposition of crude oil and natural gas interests in the Ante Creek area of west central Alberta.

Freehold Royalties Ltd. Acquisition from Husky Energy Inc.

Counsel to Freehold Royalties Ltd. in the 2016 $165 million acquisition of royalty production and lands from Husky Energy Inc.

Petrus Resources Ltd. $30 Million Disposition

Counsel to Petrus Resources Ltd. in the 2016 $30 million disposition of its oil & natural gas interests in the Peace River area of Alberta to Rising Star Resources Ltd.

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.

Athabasca Oil and Murphy Oil Light Oil Joint Venture

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in the 2016 $486 million light oil joint venture with Murphy Oil Company Ltd., Canadian subsidiary to Murphy Oil Corporation, to develop the Duvernay and Montney in the Kaybob area of northwestern Alberta 

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.

Net Profits Owner

Counsel to lender and NPI owner in connection with the 2016 creation of a net profits interest on properties in Trinidad and Tobago.

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.

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. Acquisition from Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Counsel to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. in the 2015 $1.8 billion acquisition of royalty assets from Canadian Natural Resources Limited.

Nordaq Energy Disposition of Offshore Assets

Counsel to Nordaq Energy in the 2015 sale of a 75% interest in its Alaskan offshore assets to and joint venture with Caelus Energy LLC.