Recent work
  • Xtreme Drilling Corp. in its proposed C$209M business combination with AKITA Drilling Ltd.
  • Hut 8 Mining Corp. in the establishment of a cryptocurrency mining facility in Medicine Hat, Alberta, including Hut 8’s arrangements with the City of Medicine Hat for the purchase of 42 MW of electric energy and the lease of land near the City’s new Unit 16 power plant required for the facility and related development, procurement and construction matters.
  • TriWest Capital Partners in the approximately C$123M sale of Landmark Cinemas LP to Kinepolis Group NV.
  • The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) in its application to the Alberta Utilities Commission for approval of its proposed 2018 ISO Tariff, which includes the AESO’s proposed rates for each type of transmission system access service it provides and substantially revised terms and conditions of service.
  • First Reserve in its US$75M preferred equity investment into the wholly-owned operating subsidiary of PetroShale Inc.
  • GBC Oil Company in a US$113M international arbitration against the government of Albania for wrongful expropriation of producing oilfields.
  • Macquarie Group, as Canadian counsel, in the acquisition of Cargill Inc.’s North America power and gas business.
  • Bankers Petroleum Ltd. in ongoing commercial and operational advice, including in regards to contractual relations with the government of Albania regarding the largest onshore oilfield in Europe; in regard to its marine export crude oil sales contracts; and in the sale of its oil and gas properties in Hungary.
  • INNOVA Global Ltd. in its US$43M acquisition of Braden from Global Power Equipment Group, including entities in the U.S. and the Netherlands.
  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) in its US$500M investment, with Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and other co-investors, in the entity that acquired Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG for US$4.9B.
  • Nabors Industries Ltd., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Tesco Corporation.
  • The Special Committee of Trilogy Energy Corp. in its merger with Paramount Resources Ltd.
  • Centrica plc in the C$722M acquisition of its Canadian oil and gas exploration and production business by Canlin Energy Corporation, a consortium of two Hong Kong-based companies, MIE Holdings Corp. and Can-China Global Resource Fund, and Geneva-based Mercuria Energy Group.
  • Source Energy Services Ltd. in its C$175M initial public offering.
  • Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C., a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum, as Canadian counsel, on its joint venture with Pembina Pipeline Corporation regarding a proposed integrated propylene and polypropylene production facility in Sturgeon County, Alberta.
  • BP Canada in C$600M litigation against Aux Sable Canada relating to a twenty year product supply agreement for natural gas and NGLs transported on the Alliance Pipeline.
  • AltaGas Ltd. in its proposed C$8.4B cross-border acquisition of WGL Holdings, Inc., including related financing, consisting of a US$4.95B bridge facility, a C$2.1B bought deal public offering of subscription receipts and a concurrent C$400M private placement of subscription receipts to OMERS.
  • Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited and Power Assets Holdings Limited in their C$1.7B acquisition of a 65% indirect ownership interest in select heavy oil pipeline and storage assets from Husky Energy in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and related joint venture, financing and commercial arrangements.
  • Seven Generations Energy Ltd. in its C$2B acquisition of petroleum and natural gas assets from Paramount Resources Ltd. and concurrent bought-deal public offering of subscription receipts for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately C$750M.
  • Canexus Corporation in its C$900M acquisition by Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund.
  • Teine Energy Ltd. in its C$975M acquisition of Viking light oil and heavy oil properties located in South Western Saskatchewan.
  • West Campus Development Trust in its mixed use development of 190 acres of land adjacent to the University of Calgary campus having a projected build out of nine million square feet, under a ground lease structure from the University of Calgary.