Alicia K. Quesnel

Representative Work

MEG Energy hostile tender offer from Husky Energy

Counsel to MEG Energy, a Canadian oil sands producer, and its board of directors regarding the response to the unsolicited tender offer by Husky Energy whereby Husky sought to acquire the entire share capital of MEG for approximately $6 billion

Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission crude by rail project

Counsel to the Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission in connection with the Alberta Government's publicly announced 120,000 bbls/d, $3.7 billion crude by rail (CBR) initiative for the transportation of Alberta crude oil by rail car to markets in the U.S. and Canada

SemCAMS long-term arrangement for sour gas production

Counsel to SemCAMS in respect to its long-term agreement with the Canadian subsidiary of a large international oil and gas company to process sour gas production at its Wapiti Gas Plant. Key to this mandate was the execution of 10 year long-term take-or pay commitments for the NW Wapiti Pipeline, the Wapiti Gas Plant, the Wapiti Pipeline and the Simonette Pipeline

NewAlta Corporation $1 billion merger with Tervita Corporation

Counsel to NewAlta Corporation in the $1 billion merger with Tervita Corporation, a Canadian environmental solutions provider, in a stock swap transaction completed by way of Plan of Arrangement

NuVista Energy Ltd. acquisition of pipestone business of Cenovus Energy Inc.

Counsel to NuVista Energy Ltd. in the $625 million acquisition of the Cenovus Pipestone Partnership, which holds assets in the Pipestone area of Northwest Alberta, from Cenovus Energy Inc.

MEG Energy $1.5 billion disposition to Wolf Midstream Inc.

Counsel to MEG Energy Corp. in the $1.5 billion disposition of a 50% interest in Access Pipeline and 100% interest in Stonefell Terminal to Wolf Midstream Inc.

Marathon Oil Corporation sale of Marathon Oil Canada Corporation to CNRL

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

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

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

Savanna Energy Services Corp. hostile takeover

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

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. $250 million acquisition of royalty rights

Counsel to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. in the $250 million acquisition of a 4% gross overriding royalty on current and future phases of Lindbergh SAGD thermal oil project from Pengrowth Energy Corporation

Disposition of pipeline and midstream facilities

Counsel to seller in a proposed billion dollar plus disposition of pipeline and midstream facilities

ARC Resources Ltd. disposition of light oil assets to Spartan Energy Corp.

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

Tourmaline Oil Corp. $1.3 billion acquisition from Shell Canada Energy

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp. in the $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

Whitecap Resources Inc. $595 million acquisition from Husky Energy Inc.

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

Athabasca Oil Corporation royalty grant to Burgess Energy Holdings LLC

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in the granting of a $129 million contingent bitumen royalty to Burgess Energy Holdings LLC

Murphy Oil Canada Ltd. sale to Suncor Energy Inc.

Counsel to Murphy Oil Canada Ltd., Canadian subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation, in the $937 million sale of its 5% non-operated working interest in the Syncrude oil sands joint venture to Suncor Energy Inc.

Murphy Oil Canada Ltd. disposition of natural gas assets in British Columbia

Counsel to Murphy Oil Canada Ltd., Canadian subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation, in the $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.

SemCAMS ULC sour gas transportation arrangements

Counsel to SemCAMS ULC in connection with a 10 year extension of existing long-term sour gas transportation arrangements with an investment grade producer on SemCAMS' Northwest Wapiti, Wapiti and Simonette pipeline systems for gas processing at Kaybob South 3 (K3) Plant

SemCAMS ULC producer arrangements for sour gas processing plant

Counsel to SemCAMS ULC in connection with long-term producer arrangements for a new 200 mmcf/day sour gas processing plant at 25-67-07W6M

SemCAMS ULC producer arrangements for condensate gathering and processing

Counsel to SemCAMS ULC in connection with the long-term producer arrangements for a $62 million product to construct condensate gathering and processing facilities at Kaybob

Ag Growth International Inc. acquisition of Westeel division of VicWest Inc.

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

Tourmaline Oil Corp. Peace River High joint venture

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp. in the $500 million Peace River High sale to and joint venture with Canadian Non-Operated Resources LP

Mullen Group Ltd. acquisition of Gardewine Group Limited Partnership

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

Suncor Energy sale of non-core Wilson Creek assets to Tamarack Acquisition Corp.

Competition counsel to Suncor Energy in the $168.5 million disposition of its Wilson Creek assets located near Rimbey, Alberta to Tamarack Acquisition Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.