John A. Wilmot

Representative Work

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.

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

Crew Energy Inc. $300 million debt offering

Counsel to Crew Energy Inc. in a debt offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 6.500% senior unsecured noted due March 14, 2024

Athabasca Oil Corporation light oil joint venture with Murphy Oil Company Ltd.

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in the $486 million light oil joint venture with Murphy Oil Company Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary to Murphy Oil Corporation, to develop the Duvernay and Montney in the Kaybob area of northwestern Alberta 

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

Baytex Energy Corp. $1.5 billion financing

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

Canadian Pacific Railway Company $1.165 billion revolving credit facility

Counsel to Royal Bank of Canada and a syndicate of lenders in connection with a revolving credit facility provided to Canadian Pacific Railway Company in the amount $1.165 billion

Ember Resources Inc. acquisition of assets from Apache Corporation

Counsel to Alberta Treasury Branches in connection with syndicated credit facilities provided to Ember Resources Inc. in the aggregate principal amount of $150 million to assist in its acquisition of certain oil and gas assets from Apache Corporation and to refinance existing debt

Inter Pipeline Fund conversion to Inter Pipeline Ltd.

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Fund in its conversion to Inter Pipeline Ltd., a dividend paying corporation

Bonavista Energy Corporation $225 million financing

Counsel to Bonavista Energy Corporation in the private placement of long-term debt of guaranteed senior unsecured notes totaling approximately $225 million

Harvest Operations Corp. US$630 million financing

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

Niko Resources Inc. international term and operating facilities

Counsel to The Bank of Nova Scotia, as the administrative agent for seven international banks, providing US$250 million aggregate senior secured revolving extendible credit facilities to Niko Resources Inc.

Vermillion Resources Ltd. international credit facilities

Counsel to The Toronto-Dominion Bank as agent for a syndicate of ten lenders providing international credit facilities to Vermillion Resources Ltd. aggregating $800 million on a senior secured basis

Corridor Pipeline construction financing facility

Counsel to The Toronto-Dominion Bank on the limited recourse facility to provide for construction of the expansion of the Corridor Pipeline between Fort McMurray and Edmonton, Alberta and servicing the Shell/Chevron/Marathon oilsands mine and extraction facilities

ATCO Power Limited Partnership acquisition and construction facility

Counsel for the facility, led by Royal Bank of Scotland, in the financing for the acquisition by ATCO Power Limited Partnership of three existing power plants and completion of construction of an additional three power plants in Alberta