Author Archives: Nigel Bankes

About Nigel Bankes

B.A., M.A. (Cantab.), LL.M. (UBC). Professor. Chair of Natural Resources Law. Member of the Alberta Bar. Please click here for more information.

Specific Performance of a Right of First Refusal in the Context of a Facilities Agreement

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Specific Performance of a Right of First Refusal in the Context of a Facilities Agreement Decision Commented On: Canlin Resources Partnership v Husky Oil Operations Limited, 2018 ABQB 24 (CanLII) Canlin and Husky are successors in … Continue reading

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The Complaint Jurisdiction of the AUC with Respect to the AESO

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Complaint Jurisdiction of the AUC with Respect to the AESO Decisions Commented On: (1) AUC Decision, 22367-D01-2017, Enel Alberta Wind Inc. General Partner of the Castle Rock Ridge Limited Partnership Complaint Pursuant to Section 26 … Continue reading

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Cowper-Smith and the Law of Proprietary Estoppel: Implications for the Oil and Gas Lease?

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Cowper-Smith and the Law of Proprietary Estoppel: Implications for the Oil and Gas Lease? Case Commented On: Cowper-Smith v Morgan, 2017 SCC 61 (CanLII) The Supreme Court of Canada handed down its decision in Cowper-Smith v … Continue reading

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The AESO Line Loss Marathon Inches Towards the Finish Line

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The AESO Line Loss Marathon Inches Towards the Finish Line Decision Commented On: Milner Power Inc. & ATCO Power Ltd. Complaints Regarding the ISO Transmission Loss Factor Rule and Loss Factor Methodology, Phase 2 Module C, … Continue reading

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Confidentiality Agreements and Brokerage Opportunities in the Context of the Sale of Oil and Gas Properties

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Confidentiality Agreements and Brokerage Opportunities in the Context of the Sale of Oil and Gas Properties Case Commented On: Beaumont Resources Ltd. v Cardinal Energy Ltd., 2017 ABCA 416 (CanLII), aff’g unreported reasons for judgment of … Continue reading

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