Category Archives: Oil & Gas

Precision Drilling Canada Limited Partnership v Yangarra Resources Ltd, 2017 ABCA 378: Fraud and Limitation of Liability Clauses

By: Jassmine Girgis PDF Version: Precision Drilling Canada Limited Partnership v Yangarra Resources Ltd, 2017 ABCA 378: Fraud and Limitation of Liability Clauses Case Commented On: Precision Drilling Canada Limited Partnership v Yangarra Resources Ltd, 2017 ABCA 378 (CanLII) Introduction This … Continue reading

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Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited: What’s at Stake in Redwater

By: Fenner L. Stewart PDF Version: Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited: What’s at Stake in Redwater Case Commented On: Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited, 2017 ABCA 124 (CanLII) (leave granted) I. Introduction This week, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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Lease Terminates by Reason of Wells Shut-in for Producing in Excess of the Prescribed Gas to Oil Ratio

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Lease Terminates by Reason of Wells Shut-in for Producing in Excess of the Prescribed Gas to Oil Ratio Case Commented On: Canadian Natural Resources Limited v Rife Resources Ltd., 2017 SKQB 307 (CanLII) Canadian Natural Resources … Continue reading

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Green Regs and Ham: Some Thoughts on Contaminated Sites, the Redwater Decision and the Principle of Intergenerational Equity

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Green Regs and Ham: Some Thoughts on Contaminated Sites, the Redwater Decision and the Principle of Intergenerational Equity Note: This post is a revised version of remarks presented at the Fifth Green Regs and Ham Breakfast … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Discretionary Powers, Fiduciary Duties, the Public Interest and the Standard of Review

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Intersection of Discretionary Powers, Fiduciary Duties, the Public Interest and the Standard of Review Case Commented On: Coldwater Indian Band v Canada (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2017 FCA 199 (CanLII) In this decision, the … Continue reading

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