Category Archives: Oil & Gas

Making Sense of Nonsense? Or Perhaps Not

By: Nigel Bankes and Heather Lilles PDF Version: Making Sense of Nonsense? Or Perhaps Not Case Commented On: Eon Energy Ltd v Ferrybank Resources Ltd, 2016 ABQB 585 (CanLII) What happens when two oil and gas companies enter into a joint … Continue reading

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Oil Sands Emission Limit Legislation: A Real Commitment or Kicking It Down the Road?

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Oil Sands Emission Limit Legislation: A Real Commitment or Kicking It Down the Road? Legislation Commented On: Bill 25: The Oil Sands Emission Limit Act Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan has four key planks: Phasing out emissions … Continue reading

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Pre-Dynex Royalty Agreements Continue to Spawn Interest in Land Litigation

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Pre-Dynex Royalty Agreements Continue to Spawn Interest in Land Litigation Decision Commented On: Re Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc., 2016 BCSC 1746 (CanLII) In 2002 the Supreme Court of Canada handed down its decision in Bank … Continue reading

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Note to Canada on the Northern Gateway Project: This is NOT What Deep Consultation With Aboriginal People Looks Like

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: Note to Canada on the Northern Gateway Project: This is NOT What Deep Consultation With Aboriginal People Looks Like Case Commented On: Gitxaala Nation v. Canada, 2016 FCA 187 (CanLII) On June 20, 2016, the majority of … Continue reading

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Knock-for-Knock Decision Affirmed by Court of Queen’s Bench

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Knock-for-Knock Decision Affirmed by Court of Queen’s Bench Case Commented On: Precision Drilling Canada Limited Partnership v Yangarra Resources Ltd, 2016 ABQB 365 (CanLII) This matter, involving the interpretation of a standard form drilling contract, originally … Continue reading

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