Hazel Saffery

Representative Work

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.