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.

From Telecoms to Pipelines: Good News from the Supreme Court of Canada for Pipeline Builders

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: From Telecoms to Pipelines: Good News from the Supreme Court of Canada for Pipeline Builders Case commented on: Rogers Communications Inc v Châteauguay (City), 2016 SCC 23 (CanLII) In this decision the Supreme Court of Canada … Continue reading

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Of Busted Butterflies and the Duty of Good Faith – A Saskatchewan Right of First Refusal Case

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Of Busted Butterflies and the Duty of Good Faith – A Saskatchewan Right of First Refusal Case Case commented on: Northrock Resources v ExxonMobil Canada Energy, 2016 SKQB 188 What is the legal position if N … Continue reading

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The Power of a Trustee in Bankruptcy to Disclaim Unproductive Oil and Gas Properties and the Implications for the AER’s Liability Management Program

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Power of a Trustee in Bankruptcy to Disclaim Unproductive Oil and Gas Properties and the Implications for the AER’s Liability Management Program Case commented on: Redwater Energy Corporation (Re), 2016 ABQB 278 In a much … Continue reading

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The AER Provides Useful Guidance in a New Pool Delineation Decision

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The AER Provides Useful Guidance in a New Pool Delineation Decision Decision commented on: Proceeding 336 Application 1820596 Pool Delineation, Crossfield Basal Quartz C & V Pools, June 2, 2016, 2016 ABER 007 Alberta’s Oil and … Continue reading

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Stewart Estate: Finalizing The Judgment Roll and Costs

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Stewart Estate: Finalizing The Judgment Roll and Costs Decisions commented on: Stewart Estate v TAQA North Ltd, 2016 ABCA 143 and Stewart Estate v TAQA North Ltd, 2016 ABCA 144 The Court of Appeal handed down … Continue reading

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