Jeff Oke

Representative Work

Obsidian Energy Ltd. sale of 55% interest in the Peace River Oil Partnership

Counsel to Obsidian Energy Ltd. for the sale of its 55% interest in the Peace River Oil Partnership to Highwood Oil Company Ltd. for total consideration of approximately $97 million (closing pending). The Partnership holds heavy oil assets located in the Peace River region of northern Alberta

Crown Point Energy Inc. rights offerings and acquisition of Apco Austral S.A.

Counsel to Crown Point Energy Inc. for its US$16 million circular and short form prospectus rights offerings and Canadian counsel to Crown Point for its US$39 million acquisition of Apco Austral S.A. from an affiliate of Pluspetrol S.A. using the proceeds from the rights offerings. Apco Austral held a 26% participating interest in hydrocarbon exploitation concessions located in the Tierra del Fuego region of the Austral basin in southern Argentina

International Petroleum Corporation acquisition of oil and natural gas assets from Cenovus Energy Inc.

Counsel to International Petroleum Corporation in the acquisition of oil and natural gas assets in Suffield and Alderson areas of southern Alberta from Cenovus Energy Inc. for proceeds of $512 million plus an additional deferred contingent amount of $36 million

Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. proxy contest defense

Counsel to Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. in the defense of a proxy contest initiated by a dissident institutional shareholder to gain control of Liquor Stores' board of directors, including the successful defense of Liquor Stores' soliciting dealer fee arrangement before a hearing of the Alberta Securities Commission on an application brought by the dissident shareholder

Canadian International Oil Corp. equity commitment and debt financing

Counsel to Canadian International Oil Corp. in respect to its $150 million equity line financing commitment by an affiliate of Riverstone Holdings LLC and US$160 million private placement of senior unsecured notes

Axia NetMedia Corporation $272 million acquisition by Partners Group

Counsel to Axia NetMedia Corporation in the $272 million acquisition by Partners Group in a going private transaction completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Coda Petroleum Inc. $30 million sale to Eagle Energy Trust

Counsel to Coda Petroleum Inc. in connection with its $30 million sale to Eagle Energy Trust completed by statutory amalgamation

Crown Point Energy Inc. proxy contest defense

Counsel to Crown Point Energy Inc. in the successful defence of a proxy contest initiated by a dissident institutional shareholder who requisitioned a shareholder meeting to gain control of Crown Point's board of directors and to defeat Crown Points's US$15 million financing to a private equity investor

Pacer Construction Holdings Corporation sale to MasTec, Inc.

Counsel to Pacer Construction Holdings Corporation and its affiliated operating companies, a leading contractor in Western Canada, in connection with its US$213 million sale to MasTec, Inc.

Big Country Energy Services Inc. $127 million sale to MasTec, Inc.

Counsel to Big Country Energy Services Inc., a leader in oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids gathering systems and pipeline construction, pipeline modification and replacement services, and compressor and pumping station construction, in connection with its sale to MasTec, Inc., in a transaction valued at over $127 million

Crown Point Energy Inc. acquisition of Antrim Argentina S.A.

Counsel to Crown Point Energy Inc. with respect to a $54 million acquisition of Antrim Argentina S.A. from Antrim Energy Inc. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Athabasca Oil Corporation $550 million financing

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in respect to a $550 million private offering of senior secured second lien notes

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. acquisition of Spartan Exploration Ltd.

Counsel to Penn West Petroleum Ltd. in connection with its $222 million acquisition of Spartan
Exploration Ltd. and related spin-out of Spartan Oil Corporation completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Coda Petroleum Inc. $75 million private offering of common shares

Counsel to Coda Petroleum Inc. for a $75 million private offering of common shares to various private equity and other investors

Penn West Energy Trust $10.5 billion conversion to Corporation

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust with respect to its $10.5 billion conversion to a Corporation, Penn West Petroleum Ltd. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Penn West Energy Trust acquisition of Sifton Energy Inc.

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust in connection with its $104 million acquisition of Sifton Energy Inc. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Rondo Petroleum Inc. $277 million sale to PetroBakken Energy Ltd.

Counsel to Rondo Petroleum Inc. with respect to its $277 million sale to PetroBakken Energy Ltd. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Athabasca Oil Corporation $1.35 billion initial public offering

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation with respect to its $1.35 billion initial public offering of common shares

Penn West Energy Trust joint venture with China Investment Corporation

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust in the formation of an $817 million joint venture with a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Investment Corporation to develop Penn West's bitumen assets in the Peace River area of northern Alberta

Penn West Energy Trust private offering to China Investment Corporation

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust in connection with its $435 million private offering of trust units to an affiliate of China Investment Corporation

Just Energy Income Fund acquisition of Universal Energy Group Ltd.

Counsel to Just Energy Income Fund in respect to the $289 million acquisition of Universal Energy Group Ltd. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Century Oilfield Services Inc. sale to Calfrac Well Services Ltd.

Counsel to Century Oilfield Services Inc. in connection with its $130 million sale to Calfrac Well Services Ltd. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Penn West Energy Trust acquisition of Reece Energy Exploration Corp.

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust in connection with the $101 million acquisition of Reece Energy Exploration Corp. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Penn West Energy Trust $250 million public offering

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust in connection with its $250 million public offering of trust units