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Representative Work

Marathon Oil Corporation Sale of Marathon Oil Canada Corporation to CNRL

Counsel to Marathon Oil Corporation in the 2017 US$2.5 billion sale of Marathon Oil Canada Corporation to Canadian Natural Resources Limited and Shell Canada Energy.

Enerflex Ltd. Acquisition of Mesa Compression, LLC

Counsel to Enerflex Ltd., through the U.S. entity Enerflex Energy Systems Inc., in its 2017 US$106 million acquisition of U.S. based contract compression business, Mesa Compression, LLC.

Canadian Natural Resources $1.8 Billion Note Offering

Counsel to the Dealers in the 2017 $1.8 billion public offering of medium term notes by Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Canyon Services Group Inc. Acquisition by Trican Well Service Ltd.

Counsel to Canyon Services Group Inc. in the 2017 $637 million acquisition by Trican Well Service Ltd.

Savanna Energy Services Corp. Hostile TakeOver

Counsel to Savanna Energy Services Corp. in the defense of the 2017 hostile takeover bid by Total Energy Services Inc.

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.

Tourmaline Oil Corp. $1.369 Billion Acquisition from Shell Canada Energy

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp. in the 2016 $1.369 billion acquisition of strategic assets located in the Alberta Deep Basin and the North East British Columbia Gundy area from Shell Canada Energy.

FirstEnergy Capital Corp. Acquisition by GMP Capital Inc.

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

Freehold Royalties Ltd. $165 Million Offering

Counsel to Freehold Royalties Ltd. in its 2016 $165 million public offering of 14,286,000 common shares and the $20 million private placement of 1,732,000 common shares.

Inter Pipeline Ltd. $600 Million Financing

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Ltd. in the 2016 $600 million public offering of 22,430,000 subscription receipts.

Axia NetMedia Corporation $272 Million Going Private Transaction

Counsel to Axia NetMedia Corporation in the 2016 $272 million acquisition by Partners Group in a going private transaction completed by statutory plan of arrangement.

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.

Whitecap Resources Inc. $595 Million Acquisition from Husky Energy Inc.

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc.in the 2016 $595 million acquisition of premium oil assets in southwest Saskatchewan from Husky 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.

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. 

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. $680 Million Offering of Subscription Receipts

Counsel to PrarieSky Royalty Ltd. in its 2015 $680 million private placement of 27,000,000 subscription receipts.

Ag Growth International Inc. Acquisition of Westeel Division of VicWest Inc.

Counsel to Ag Growth International Inc.in the 2015 $221 million acquisition of the Westeel Division of Vicwest Inc.

Kelt Exploration Ltd. Acquisition of Artek Exploration Ltd.

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

Baytex Energy Corp. $632.5 Million Financing

Counsel to Baytex Energy Corp.in the 2015 $632.5 million public offering of 36,455,000 common shares.

Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. $172.5 Million Public Offering

Counsel to  Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. in its 2015 $172.5 million bought deal offering of 5,037,000 common shares, including 657,000 common shares issued pursuant to the exercise in full of the over-allotment grated to the underwriters.

Mullen Group Ltd. Acquisition of Gardewine Group Limited Partnership

Counsel to Mullen Group Ltd. in the 2014 $172 million acquisition of Manitoba-based Gardewine Group Limited Partnership.

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. Acquisition of Range Royalty Limited Partnership

Counsel to Range Royalty Limited Partnership in the 2014 $699 million acquisition by PrairieSky Royalty Ltd.

Triwest Capital Partners Acquisition of NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation

Counsel to Triwest Capital Partners and Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund in connection with the 2014 acquisition of a majority interest in NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation.