Nancy D. Smith

Representative Work

International Petroleum Corporation Acquisition of Oil & Natural Gas Assets from Cenovus Energy Inc.

Counsel to International Petroleum Corporation in the 2018  acquisition of oil & 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.

Whitecap Resources Inc. $1.7 Billion Credit Facility

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in its 2017 $1.7 billion senior secured credit facility which included the issuance of $195 million senior secured notes. 

Whitecap Resources Inc. $425 Million Financing

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in the 2017 $425 million financing comprised of a $92.5 million non-brokered private placement and a concurrent $332.5 million bought deal equity financing pursuant to which Whitecap issued 48,297,000 subscription receipts.

Canadian International Oil Corp. Equity Commitment and Debt Financing

Counsel to Canadian International Oil Corp. for its 2017 C$150 million equity line financing commitment by an affiliate of Riverstone Holdings LLC and US$160 million private placement of senior unsecured notes.

Whitecap Resources Inc. $200 Million Private Placement

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in the 2017 $200 million private placement of $200,000,000 senior secured notes.

Madalena Energy Inc. Disposition to Pan American Energy LLC

Counsel to Madalena Energy Inc. in the 2017 partial sale and financing of its Argentine shale properties to Pan American Energy LLC.

Tourmaline Oil Corp. Peace River High Joint Venture

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil the 2014 $500 million Peace River High sale to and joint venture with Canadian Non-Operated Resources LP.

Command Fishing and Pipe Recovery Ltd. Acquisitions

Counsel to Command Fishing and Pipe Recovery Ltd. in the 2014 acquisition of three private wireline and fishing companies.

Triwest Capital Partners Acquisition of NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation

Counsel to Triwest Capital Partners and Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund in connection with the 2014 acquisition of a majority interest in NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation.

Pacer Construction 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 2014 US$213 million sale to MasTec, Inc.

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.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company – 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.

ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd. Acquisition of Birchill Exploration LP

Counsel to ORLEN in the 2014 $255 million acquisition of Birchill pursuant to a Share Purchase Agreement.

Conversion of Inter Pipeline Fund

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Fund in the 2013 conversion to Inter Pipeline Ltd., a dividend paying corporation.

Bonavista Energy Corporation $225 Million Financing

Counsel to Bonavista Energy Corporation in its 2013 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 its 2013 public offering US$630 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured 2.125% notes.

Pengrowth Energy Corporation Acquisition of NAL

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

Grande Cache Coal Corp. Acquisition by Winsway Coking Coal

Counsel to Grande Cache in its 2012 $1 billion acquisition by Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited and Marubeni Corporation.

Superior Plus LP – International Term and Operating Facilities

Counsel for a syndicate of 11 lenders in 2012 providing CDN $570MM senior secured term and operating facilities to a group of affiliated Canadian, U.S. and Chilean borrowers.

Vermillion Resources Ltd. – International Facilities

Counsel in 2011 for The Toronto-Dominion Bank as agent for a syndicate of 10 lenders providing international credit facilities aggregating CDN $800 million on a senior secured basis.

Sanjel Group – International Service Company Facility

Counsel in 2011 for a syndicate of lenders, led by Alberta Treasury Branches, providing term and operating facilities for the Sanjel Group for its international operations.

Progress Energy Resources Corp. Sale to and Joint Venture with PETRONAS

Counsel to Progress in the 2011 $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.