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.

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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Recommendations on Implementing the Oil Sands Emission Limit

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Recommendations on Implementing the Oil Sands Emission Limit Report Commented On: Oil Sands Advisory Group (OSAG), Recommendations on Implementation of the Oil Sands Emissions Limit Established by the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan, dated May 8, 2017, … Continue reading

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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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