Category Archives: Oil & Gas

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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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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Preliminary Skirmishing in Ongoing Compulsory Unitization Hearings for the Hebron Field

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Preliminary Skirmishing in Ongoing Compulsory Unitization Hearings for the Hebron Field Case Commented On: ExxonMobil Canada Properties v Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, 2017 NLTD(G) 80 (CanLII) In this decision Justice Burrage dismissed an application … Continue reading

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