Category Archives: Natural Resources

Claims to Copyright Trumped by Expiration of Statutory Confidentiality Period

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Claims to Copyright Trumped by Expiration of Statutory Confidentiality Period Case Commented On: Geophysical Service Incorporated v EnCana Corporation, 2017 ABCA 125 In reserved reasons, a unanimous Court of Appeal has affirmed Justice Eidsvik’s decision at … Continue reading

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Assessing Adaptive Management in Alberta’s Energy Resource Sector

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: Assessing Adaptive Management in Alberta’s Energy Resource Sector Research Commented On: “Failed Experiments: An Empirical Assessment of Adaptive Management in Alberta’s Energy Resources Sector” (UBC L Rev) (Forthcoming) It was three years and six months ago … Continue reading

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Finally, a Plan (albeit drip-by-drip) to Phase Out Coal and Keep the Lights On

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Finally, a Plan (albeit drip-by-drip) to Phase Out Coal and Keep the Lights On Documents and press releases commented on: (1) Press Release, Electricity Price Protection, November 22, 2016; (2) AESO, Alberta’s Wholesale Electricity Market Transmission … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Trudeau You’ve Got the Power (the Criminal Law Power): Syncrude Canada Ltd v Canada and Greenhouse Gas Regulation

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: Prime Minister Trudeau You’ve Got the Power (the Criminal Law Power): Syncrude Canada Ltd v Canada and Greenhouse Gas Regulation Case Commented on: Syncrude Canada Ltd. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2016 FCA 160 (CanLII) On May … 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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