Jody L. Wivcharuk

Representative Work

Cardinal Energy Ltd. $300 Million Acquisition

Counsel to Cardinal Energy Ltd. in the 2017 $300 million acquisition of light oil assets in the Weyburn/Midale area of southeast Saskatchewan and House Mountain area of Alberta.

Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. Acquisition of Spur Resources Ltd.

Counsel to Spur Resources Ltd. in the 2017 $407.5 million acquisition by Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.

ARC Resources Ltd. Disposition of Light Oil Assets to Spartan Energy Corp.

Counsel to ARC Resources Ltd. in the 2016 $700 million disposition of strategic light oil assets in southeast Saskatchewan to Spartan Energy Corp. 

FirstEnergy Capital Corp. Acquisition by GMP Capital Inc.

Counsel to FirstEnergy Capital Corp. in the 2016 $99 million acquisition by GMP Capital Inc. 

Raging River Inc. Acquisition of Rock Energy Inc.

Counsel to Rock Energy Inc. in the 2016 $110 million acquisition by Raging River Inc.

VolkerWessels Canada Ltd. Acquisition of a Private Construction and Highway Maintenance Company

Counsel to VolkerWessels Canada Ltd.(Volker Stevin) in connection with its 2016 acquisition of a private construction and highway maintenance company, Lakes District Maintenance Ltd.

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 

Kicking Horse Energy Inc. Acquisition by ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd.

Counsel to Kicking Horse Energy Inc. in the 2015 $356 million acquisition by ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of PKN ORLEN S.A. 

Whitecap Resources Inc. Acquisition of Beaumont Energy Inc.

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in the 2015 $587.5 million acquisition of Beaumont Energy Inc. 

Kelt Exploration Ltd. Acquisition of Artek Exploration Ltd.

Counsel to Artek Exploration Ltd. in the 2015 $320 million acquisition by Kelt Exploration Ltd.

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. 

Parex Resources Inc. Acquisition of Verano Energy Limited

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

Spartan Energy Corp. Acquisition of Renegade Petroleum Ltd.

Counsel to Renegade Petroleum Ltd. in the 2014 $495 million acquisition by Spartan Energy Corp. pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement.

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.

ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd. Acquisition of Birchill Exploration LP

Counsel to ORLEN in the 2014 $255 million acquisition of Birchill pursuant to a Share Purchase Agreement.

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.

Progress Energy Resources Corp. Acquisition by PETRONAS

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

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.

Westfire Energy Ltd. Acquisition of Guide Exploration Ltd.

Competition counsel  to WestFire Energy Ltd. in the 2012 $627 million acquisition of all of the shares of Guide Exploration Ltd. and continuation of the merged company as Long Run Exploration Inc. pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement.

Pengrowth Energy Corporation Acquisition of NAL

Counsel to Pengrowth in the 2012 $1.9 billion acquisition of NAL Energy 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.

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.