John H. Cuthbertson, Q.C.

Representative Work

Disposition of pipeline and midstream facilities

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

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. acquisition from Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Counsel to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. in $1.8 billion acquisition of royalty assets from Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Canadian Natural Resources Limited acquisition of Devon Canada assets

Counsel to Canadian Natural Resources Limited in its $3.125 billion acquisition of Devon Energy Corp.'s Canadian conventional assets, excluding Horn River and the heavy oil properties

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. $576 million acquisition of Angle Energy Inc.

Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in its $576 million acquisition of Angle Energy Inc. pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement

Inter Pipeline Fund conversion to Inter Pipeline Ltd.

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

Canadian Natural Resources Limited acquisition of Barrick Energy Inc.

Counsel to Canadian Natural Resources Limited in the $173 million acquisition of Barrick Energy Inc.

Progress Energy Resources Corp. acquisition by PETRONAS

Counsel to Progress Energy Resources Corp. in the $5.2 billion acquisition by PETRONAS, the Malaysian national oil company

Encana Corporation sale to Toyota Tsusho Corporation

Counsel to Encana Corporation in the $602 million sale of a 32.5% interest in a coalbed methane project in the Horseshoe Canyon play in southern Alberta to Toyota Tsusho Corporation

Progress Energy Resources Corp. sale to and joint venture with PETRONAS

Counsel to Progress in the $1.1 billion sale of 50% working interest in Montney shale assets in Foothills of north eastern British Columbia to PETRONAS, the Malaysian national oil company, and the formation of an upstream joint venture to develop the gas assets as well as a downstream LNG Export Project Joint Venture pursuant to which they plan to build and operate a major LNG export facility

Encana Corporation proposed sale to Petrochina International Investment Company

Counsel to Encana Corporation during the negotiations respecting its $5.4 billion proposed sale and joint operations of 50% interest in the Cutbank Ridge gas assets to Petrochina International Investment Company Limited (negotiations ended by agreement of the parties)

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

Encana/Cenovus joint venture with ConocoPhillips

Counsel to Encana in the $15 billion formation of two 50/50 joint ventures, a Canadian upstream partnership including the Foster Creek and Christina Lake oil sands projects formerly held by Encana, and a US downstream limited liability company including the Wood River and Borger refineries formerly held by ConocoPhillips; counsel to Cenovus Energy Inc. in the renegotiation of the joint venture whereby Cenovus took over the interest of Encana