Grant A. Zawalsky

Representative Work

NuVista Energy Ltd. Acquisition of Pipestone Business of Cenovus Energy Inc.

Counsel to NuVista Energy Ltd. in its 2018 $625 million acquisition of the Cenovus Pipestone Partnership, which holds assets in the Pipestone area of Northwest Alberta, from Cenovus Energy Inc.

RMP Energy Inc. Disposition to Tangle Creek Energy Ltd.

Counsel to RMP Energy Inc. (now Ironbridge Resources Inc.) in the 2017 purchase and sale agreement with Tangle Creek Energy Ltd. pursuant to which Tangle Creek acquired all of RMP’s crude oil and natural gas interests in the Waskahigan/Grizzly, Kaybob, Gilby, Pine Creek areas of West Central Alberta in addition to other minor Alberta properties for approximately $80 million.

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.

FirstEnergy Capital Corp. Acquisition by GMP Capital Inc.

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

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.

Whitecap Resources Inc. $470 Million Public Offering

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in the 2016 $470 million public offering of 51,087,000 subscription receipts

Whitecap Resources Inc. $95 Million Public Offering

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in the 2016 $95 million public offering of 13,770,000 common shares.

Whitecap Resources Inc. Acquisition of Beaumont Energy Inc.

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in the 2015 $587.5 million acquisition of Beaumont Energy Inc. 

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.

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.

Harvest Operations Corp. US$630 Million Financing

Counsel to Harvest Operations Corp.in its 2013 public offering US$630 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured 2.125% notes.

CNOOC Ltd. Acquisition of Nexen Inc.

Counsel to the Board of Directors of Nexen Inc. in the 2013 $15 billion acquisition of Nexen Inc. by CNOOC Ltd.

Bonavista Energy Corporation $345 Million Financing

Counsel to Bonavista Energy Corporation in the 2012 $345 million public offering of 20,930,000 common shares.

Pengrowth Energy Corporation Acquisition of NAL

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

Citadel Group of Funds Contested Unitholder Meetings

Advised the independent director and the chairman in his administration of a series of contested unitholder meetings organized by the Citadel Fund Administrator.

Sale of Monterey Exploration Ltd. to Pengrowth Energy Trust

Counsel to Monterey Exploration Ltd. in connection with the 2010 $375 million sale of Monterey Exploration Ltd. to Pengrowth Energy Trust. 

Penn West Energy Trust Merger with Canetic Resources Trust

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust for its 2008 $14 billion merger with Canetic Resources Trust completed by statutory plan of arrangement.