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Representative Work

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.

Baytex Energy Corp. $1.5 Billion Financing

Counsel to Baytex Energy Corp. in its 2014 $1.5 billion public offering of 38,433,000 subscription receipts.

Canexus Corporation $115 Million Financing

Counsel to the underwriters in the Canexus Corporation 2013 public offering of $115,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.00% convertible unsubordinated Series V debentures. 

Inter Pipeline Fund $500 Million Financing

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Fund in the 2013 public offering of $500 million of senior unsecured medium-term notes. 

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.

Carmel Bay Exploration Ltd. Establishment of Line of Credit

Counsel to Carmel Bay Exploration Ltd. in connection with the establishment in 2013 of a $200 million equity line of credit from Quantum Energy Partners. 

Progress Energy Resources Corp. Acquisition by PETRONAS

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

Pengrowth Energy Corporation Acquisition of NAL

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

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.