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.

Announcing a Summer Discussion Series on Recent Developments in Energy and Environmental Law

By: Martin Olszynski and Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Announcing a Summer Discussion Series on Recent Developments in Energy and Environmental Law Event Commented On: 2017 Energy & Environmental Law Summer Discussion Series The past year has been relatively busy from a … Continue reading

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The NEB Modernization Report

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The NEB Modernization Report Report commented on:  Forward, Together: Enabling Canada’s Clean, Safe and Secure Energy Future, Report of the Expert Panel on the Modernization of the National Energy Board, May 2017, and Volume II, Annexes. … Continue reading

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Does a US Entity Have a Cause of Action (Cognizable by the Federal Court) where a Downstream Road/Dyke in Canada Serves to Prevent Dispersion of the Natural Flow of a Transboundary Stream? Answer: No

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Does a US Entity Have a Cause of Action (Cognizable by the Federal Court) where a Downstream Road/Dyke in Canada Serves to Prevent Dispersion of the Natural Flow of a Transboundary Stream? Answer: No Case Commented … Continue reading

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Preliminary Skirmishing in Ongoing Compulsory Unitization Hearings for the Hebron Field

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Preliminary Skirmishing in Ongoing Compulsory Unitization Hearings for the Hebron Field Case Commented On: ExxonMobil Canada Properties v Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, 2017 NLTD(G) 80 (CanLII) In this decision Justice Burrage dismissed an application … Continue reading

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Party Principally Interested in Thermal Recovery Succeeds on Appeal

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Party Principally Interested in Thermal Recovery Succeeds on Appeal Case Commented On: IFP Technologies (Canada) Inc v EnCana Midstream and Marketing, 2017 ABCA 157 (CanLII) The Court of Appeal by a majority (Chief Justice Fraser, Justice … Continue reading

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