Energy

Representative Work

Parex Resources Inc. Acquisition of Remora Energy

Counsel to Parex in the 2011 $255 million acquisition of Remora Energy Columbia Ltd. holding interests in Columbia properties.

Progress Energy Resources Corp. Sale to and Joint Venture with PETRONAS

Counsel to Progress in the 2011 $1.1 billion sale of 50% working interest in Montney shale assets in Foothills of north eastern British Columbia to PETRONAS, the Malaysian national oil company, and the formation of an upstream joint venture to develop the gas assets as well as a downstream LNG Export Project Joint Venture pursuant to which they plan to build and operate a major LNG export facility.

Encana Corporation Sale of Cabin Gas Plant

Counsel to Encana in the 2011 $1.1 billion sale of North Texas gas producing properties and its interest in the Cabin Gas Plant.

Encana Corporation Proposed Sale to Petrochina International Investment Company

Counsel to Encana during the 2011 negotiations respecting its $5.4 billion proposed sale and joint operations of 50% interest in the Cutbank Ridge gas assets to Petrochina International Investment Company Limited. The parties agreed to end the negotiations in June 2011.

Penn West Energy Trust Joint Venture with CIC

Counsel to Penn West in the 2010 formation of an $817 million joint venture with a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Investment Corporation to develop Penn West's bitumen assets in the Peace River area of northern Alberta.

Athabasca Oil Sands Corp. Sale to and Joint Venture with PetroChina

Counsel to AOSC in the 2010 $1.9 billion sale of 60% interest in McKay & Dover Oil Sands assets to PetroChina International Investment Company Limited and negotiated related Joint Venture.

Encana/Cenovus Joint Venture with ConocoPhillips

Counsel to Encana in the 2007 $15 billion formation of two 50/50 joint ventures, a Canadian upstream partnership including the Foster Creek and Christina Lake oil sands projects formerly held by Encana, and a U.S. downstream limited liability company including the Wood River and Borger refineries formerly held by ConocoPhillips. Counsel to Cenovus Energy Inc. in the 2011 renegotiation of the joint venture whereby Cenovus took over the interest of Encana.