Energy

Representative Work

Obsidian Energy Ltd.’s $44 million acquisition of interest in Peace River Oil Partnership

Counsel to Obsidian Energy Ltd. in its $44 million acquisition of a 45% interest in the Peace River Oil Partnership from its partner (now 100% owned)

InPlay Oil Corp. acquisition of Prairie Storm Resources Corp.

Counsel to InPlay Oil Corp. in its acquisition of Prairie Storm Resources Corp., a light-oil Cardium focused producer with operations primarily in the Willesden Green area of central Alberta, for $40.5 million 

ARC Resources Ltd.’s $100 million asset sale

Counsel to ARC Resources Ltd. in the sale of certain Pembina Cardium assets to Ricochet Oil Corp. for $100 million

Saguaro Resources Ltd. sale of energy assets to Tourmaline Oil Corp.

Counsel to Saguaro Resources Ltd. in the sale of 50% of its assets in the Laprise-Conroy North Montney area of British Columbia to Tourmaline Oil Corp. for $205 million. The companies entered into a joint venture agreement to development the assets with Tourmaline operating the joint venture and related facilities

Tourmaline Oil Corp.’s $205 million acquisition of assets from Saguaro Resources Ltd.

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp. in the $205 million strategic acquisition of 50% of the assets of Saguaro Resources Ltd. in the Laprise-Conroy North Montney area of British Columbia. The companies entered into a joint venture agreement to develop the assets, with Tourmaline operating the joint venture and related facilities

Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.’s acquisition of oil and gas assets in Alberta

Counsel to Peyto Exploration & Development Corp in the acquisition of oil and gas assets in the Greater Sundance Area

Whitecap Resources Inc’s $300 million acquisition of Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd.

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in its indirect acquisition of Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd., a portfolio company of Quantum Energy Partners, for $300 million

Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd.’s $300 million acquisition by Whitecap Resources Inc.

Counsel to Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd., a portfolio company of Quantum Energy Partners, in its $300 million acquisition by Whitecap Resources Inc.

ARC Resources Ltd.’s $8.1 billion combination with Seven Generations Energy

Counsel to ARC Resources Ltd. in its $8.1 billion strategic Montney combination with Seven Generations Energy, resulting in ARC becoming Canada's largest condensate producer, third-largest natural gas producer and sixth-largest upstream energy company.

Headwater Exploration Inc.’s acquisition of Cenovus Energy Inc.’s Marten Hills assets

Counsel to Headwater Exploration Inc. in the acquisition of Cenovus Energy Inc.'s Marten Hills upstream assets for gross proceeds of $100 million, comprising $35 million in cash, $50 million common shares of Headwater Exploration Inc. and $15 million purchase warrants

Environmental remediation and restoration obligations arising from the construction of a transmission power line

Counsel to an Alberta-based power producer in connection with environmental remediation and restoration obligations arising out of the construction of a transmission power line in a National Park in conjunction with a pipeline project

Advice to a power development company on bid to acquire Regional Power Inc.

Advising a power development company in respect of its due diligence and bid to acquire Regional Power Inc., a corporate group with 106 MW of hydroelectric assets in BC and Ontario from ManuLife Financial Corporation

Advice to a power development company on acquiring green power

Advising a power development company on a limited partnership and contract for differences with a corporate investor that was interested in acquiring green power from an independent wind project as part of its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint

Advising on power and petrochemical opportunities for a gas producer

Counsel to a gas producer in connection with (1) various power and petrochemical opportunities for commercialization of natural gas in Alberta, including analyzing and preparing letters of intent for project support and gas sale agreements; (2) asset acquisitions; and (3) day to day operational and commercial matters

Ovintiv Canada ULC’s termination of joint venture with PetroChina Canada Ltd.

Counsel to Ovintiv Canada ULC in respect of its agreement with PetroChina Canada Ltd. to terminate their 2012 Duvernay shale joint venture and partition the ownership and operation of the Duvernay joint venture assets between them

Advice to a bidder on the sale of certain natural gas assets in British Columbia and Alberta

Counsel to a potential bidder in respect of the sale of Enbridge Inc.'s Canadian natural gas gathering and processing business in the Montney, Peace River Arch, Horn River and Liard basins in British Columbia and Alberta

US Development Group LLC’s joint venture with Gibson Energy

Counsel to US Development Group LLC in its 50/50 joint venture with Gibson Energy to advance the financing, development and construction of a Diluent Recovery Unit in Hardisty, Alberta

Development of an LNG export project

Counsel to a consortium of limited partners and shareholders on the strategic implications of the joint development agreement on their interests as partners/shareholders and as gas suppliers to the proposed LNG export project

AltaLink L.P. infrastructure project procurement

Counsel to AltaLink L.P. in the completion of a competitive procurement process to select engineering, procurement and construction contractors for new transmission infrastructure projects and capital replacement upgrade projects

Access Pipeline Inc. $400 million pipeline expansion

Counsel to Access Pipeline Inc. with respect to the construction of a $400 million pipeline expansion project

Bonavista Energy Corporation’s strategic asset acquisition for $53.3 million

Counsel to Bonavista Energy Corporation in respect of the acquisition of certain oil and natural gas assets located in West Central Alberta for $53.3 million

Athabasca Oil Corporation’s $70 million bitumen royalty upsizing

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in respect of the upsizing of the previously completed contingent bitumen royalty with Burgess Energy Holdings LLC for additional cash consideration of $70 million

TransAlta Corporation asset acquisition from Kineticor Holdings Limited Partnership

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in respect of the agreement with Kineticor Holdings Limited Partnership #2 to acquire the Limited Partnership responsible for developing the Three Creeks Power Project (two 230 MW Siemens F class gas turbines and related equipment) for $84 million

Agreement for the sale of the 131 km Pioneer Pipeline by TransAlta Corporation

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in connection with the execution of an agreement for TransAlta and its partner, Tidewater Midstream & Infrastructure Ltd., to sell the 131 km Pioneer Pipeline to NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of TC Energy Corporation, for a purchase price of $255 million