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The False Security of Commingled Trust Accounts

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The False Security of Commingled Trust Accounts Case Commented On: Alberta Treasury Branches v Exall Energy Corporation, 2017 ABQB 602 (CanLII) Working interest owners in the western sedimentary basin have long sought to have the best … Continue reading

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Balancing Pool Must Fulfil its Statutory Obligations

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Balancing Pool Must Fulfil its Statutory Obligations Case Commented On: ENMAX PPA Management Inc v Balancing Pool, 2017 ABQB 718 (CanLII) In this decision Justice Karen Horner has directed the Balancing Pool (BP) to fulfil its … Continue reading

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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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