Mergers & Acquisitions

Representative Work

Pengrowth Energy Corporation Acquisition of NAL

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

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.

Wild Stream Exploration Inc. Acquisition by Crescent Point

Counsel to Wild Stream in the 2012 $640 million acquisition by Crescent Point Energy Corp.

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.

Crew Energy Acquisition of Caltex Energy

Counsel to Crew Energy Inc. in its 2011 $620 million acquisition of Caltex Energy Inc.

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.