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.
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.
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