Energy

Representative Work

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.

Conversion of Inter Pipeline Fund

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Fund in the 2013 conversion to Inter Pipeline Ltd., a dividend paying corporation.

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. $200 Million Joint Venture

Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in the 2013 $200 million joint venture with the Canadian subsidiaries of Daewoo International Corporation and Devonian Natural Resources Private Equity Fund to develop properties in west central Alberta.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited Acquisition of Barrick Energy Inc.

Counsel to Canadian Natural Resources Limited in the 2013 $173 million acquisition of Barrick Energy Inc.

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.

Penn West Sale to Franco-Nevada

Counsel to Penn West Petroleum Ltd. in the 2012 $400 million sale to Franco-Nevada Corporation of a net royalty interest on the Weyburn Oil Unit in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.

Progress Energy Resources Corp. Acquisition by PETRONAS

Counsel to Progress on the 2012 $5.2 billion acquisition by PETRONAS, the Malaysian national oil company.

Grande Cache Coal Corp. Acquisition by Winsway Coking Coal

Counsel to Grande Cache in its 2012 $1 billion acquisition by Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited and Marubeni Corporation.

Encana Corporation Sale to Toyota Tsusho

Counsel to Encana in the 2012 $602 million sale of a 32.5% interest in a coalbed methane project in the Horseshoe Canyon play in southern Alberta to Toyota Tsusho Corporation.

Encana Corporation Partnership with Mitsubishi

Counsel to Encana in the 2012 $2.9 billion partnership with Mitsubishi whereby Mitsubishi acquired a 40% interest in Encana's natural gas assets in the Cutbank Ridge area in B.C.

Wild Stream Exploration Inc. Acquisition by Crescent Point

Counsel to Wild Stream in the 2012 $640 million acquisition by Crescent Point Energy Corp.