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.

The Effect of Well Abandonment and Reclamation Obligations for the Valuation of Matrimonial Property

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Effect of Well Abandonment and Reclamation Obligations for the Valuation of Matrimonial Property Case Commented On: Walker v Walker, 2017 SKQB 195 (CanLII) Judicial decisions on the legal nature of abandonment and reclamation obligations may … Continue reading

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Liens Against Minerals Do Not Have Super Priority: Saskatchewan Court of Appeal Overrules Cenex

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Liens Against Minerals Do Not Have Super Priority: Saskatchewan Court of Appeal Overrules Cenex Case Commented On: National Bank of Canada v KNC Holdings Ltd., 2017 SKCA 57 (CanLII) A unanimous five person panel of the … Continue reading

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Clyde River and Chippewas of the Thames: Some Clarifications Provided But Some Challenges Remain

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Clyde River and Chippewas of the Thames: Some Clarifications Provided But Some Challenges Remain Cases Commented On: Clyde River (Hamlet) v Petroleum Geo-Services Inc., 2017 SCC 40 (CanLII) and Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v … Continue reading

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The Federal Response to the Report of the Expert Panel on the Modernization of the National Energy Board

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Federal Response to the Report of the Expert Panel on the Modernization of the National Energy Board Document Commented On: Environmental and Regulatory Reviews, Discussion Paper, Government of Canada, June 2017 Professor Mascher has provided … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal Confirms that Summary Judgement Not Available in a Factually Complex Oil and Gas Case

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Court of Appeal Confirms that Summary Judgement Not Available in a Factually Complex Oil and Gas Case Case Commented On: Talisman Energy Inc v Questerre Energy Corporation, 2017 ABCA 218 (CanLII) The Court of Appeal has … Continue reading

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