Energy

Representative Work

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.

LNG Operating Company

Counsel to joint venture operating company in 2015 in respect of capacity, nomination and lifting arrangements for a Western Canadian LNG export project.

Freehold Royalties Ltd. Acquisition from Penn West Petroleum Ltd.

Counsel to Freehold Royalties Ltd. in the 2015 $321 million acquisition of two royalty packages from Penn West Petroleum Ltd.

Tourmaline Oil Corp. Acquisition of Interests of Perpetual Energy Inc.

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp.in the 2015 $257 million acquisition of the interests of Perpetual Energy Inc. in the West Edson area of Alberta.

Encana Corporation Sale to Ember Resources Inc.

Counsel to Encana Corporation in the 2015 $605 million sale of Clearwater assets in Alberta, including approximately 1.2 million acres of land and over 6800 producing natural gas wells to Ember Resources 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.

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.

Parex Resources Inc. Acquisition of Verano Energy Limited

Counsel to Parex Resources Inc. in the 2014 $198 million acquisition of Verano Energy Limited.

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. $1.67 Billion Initial Public Offering

Counsel to the Underwriters in the 2014 initial public offering of  PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. of 59,800,000 common shares for a total of $1.67 billion conducted by way of secondary offering by Encana Corporation.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited Acquisition of Devon Canada Assets

Counsel to Canadian Natural Resources Limited in its 2014 $3.125 billion acquisition of Devon Energy Corp.'s Canadian conventional assets, excluding Horn River and the heavy oil properties. 

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.

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. Acquisition of Angle Energy Inc

Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in the 2013 $576 million acquisition of Angle Energy Inc. pursuant to a plan of arrangement.

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.

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. $240 Million Joint Venture

Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in the 2013 $240 million joint venture with TCA Energy Ltd., a Canadian incorporated special purpose vehicle for Troika Resources Private Equity Fund based in Seoul, Korea.