Jody L. Wivcharuk

Representative Work

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 Acquisition of Spartan

Competition counsel to Penn West Petroleum in the 2011 acquisition of Spartan Exploration Ltd. for $229 million and the creation of a new junior exploration and production public company called Spartan Oil Corp.

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.