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.
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Hibernia Payout Account Dispute

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Hibernia Payout Account Dispute Case Commented On: Newfoundland and Labrador v ExxonMobil Canada Properties, 2017 NLDT(G) 147, 2017 CanLII 56724 (NL SCTD) This case involves an unsuccessful application by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to … Continue reading

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An Operator of Gas Processing Facilities Does Not Have a Possessory Lien Under the Possessory Liens Act

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: An Operator of Gas Processing Facilities Does Not Have a Possessory Lien Under the Possessory Liens Act Case Commented On: Cansearch Resources Ltd v Regent Resources Ltd, 2017 ABQB 535 (CanLII) Cansearch and Regent jointly owned … Continue reading

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Abandonment Expenses are for the Joint Account

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Abandonment Expenses are for the Joint Account Case Commented On: Spyglass Resources Corp v Bonavista Energy Corporation, 2017 ABQB 504 (CanLII) In this decision Justice Jones rejected a series of technical arguments raised by the receiver … Continue reading

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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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