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By Evan W. Dixon, Brendan Downey, Robyn Finley, Brittney LaBranche, Sean Korney, Alicia Quesnel, Carolyn Wright
On December 3, 2018, the Lieutenant Governor in Council of Alberta, approved Order in Council O.C. 375/2018, enacting the Curtailment Rules commencing January 1, 2019.
By Donald Chernichen Q.C., Andrew F. Sunter, Brendan Downey
In certifying a class, the certification judge must proceed in a "flexible and liberal manner, seeking a balance [of considerations] of efficiency and fairness".
By Jeffrey E. Sharpe, Andrew F. Sunter, Robert Martz
The Appellant, Canadian Natural Resources Limited ("CNRL") built a buried 32 km emulsion pipeline between its Primrose East Plant and its Wolf Lake Plant.
By Alicia Quesnel, Carolyn Wright, Evan W. Dixon, Brendan Downey, Brittney LaBranche
On December 2, 2018, Premier Rachel Notley announced that, as of January 1, 2019, Alberta will curtail 325,000 barrels per day of raw crude oil and crude bitumen production.
By Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On November 21, 2018, the Department of Finance released a mini-budget.
By Evan W. Dixon, Robert Martz, Brendan Downey
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently issued its decision (11 October 2018) in Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada, finding that the duty to consult does not apply to the development of legislation by ministers.
By Paul Beke, Robert Martz, Andrew F. Sunter
On September 21, 2018, the Court of Appeal released its decision in Canadian Natural Resources Limited v Wood Group Mustang.
By Evan W. Dixon, Robert Martz
On August 30, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada regarding the Governor in Council's (GIC) approval of the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX) in 2016.
By Brandon Holden
The recent rapid emergence of cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies has outpaced the development of corresponding legal authorities.
By Nigel Behrens
What follows is a summation of a settlement agreement entered into between the OSC and Peter Volk and is not the result of an OSC tribunal decision nor that of a recognized court in Canada.
By Brendan Downey, Joanne Luu, Sylvie J.M. Welsh
On June 11, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 46-308 Securities Law Implications for Offerings of Tokens (SN 46-308).
By Eric Wiebe (Summer Student)
The government of British Columbia recently introduced legislation aimed at strengthening the province's orphan well and liability management regime. Currently at the first reading at the province's Legislative Assembly, the Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 15), would amend the Oil and Gas Activities Act (OGAA) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Act.
By David LeGeyt
Pacer Promec Energy Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, the "Debtors") were in the business of oilfield construction.
By Fraser Wayne (Student)
On April 24, 2018, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) released draft regulations aimed at reducing methane gas emissions from upstream operations in Alberta's oil ...
By Brendan Downey
On April 16, 2018, the government of Alberta tabled Bill 12 (the Bill) for its first reading
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