Category Archives: Oil & Gas

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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GRTAs, Patch Agreements, Indefeasible Title and Collapse Orders

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: GRTAs, Patch Agreements, Indefeasible Title and Collapse Orders Case Commented On: Chesterworld Holdings Ltd v Computershare Trust Company of Canada, 2017 ABQB 43 (CanLII) This decision involves the interpretation of a will from 1949 as well … Continue reading

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Hibernia Payout Account Dispute

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Hibernia Payout Account Dispute Case Commented On: Newfoundland and Labrador v ExxonMobil Canada Properties, 2017 NLDT(G) 147, 2017 CanLII 56724 (NL SCTD) This case involves an unsuccessful application by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to … Continue reading

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An Operator of Gas Processing Facilities Does Not Have a Possessory Lien Under the Possessory Liens Act

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: An Operator of Gas Processing Facilities Does Not Have a Possessory Lien Under the Possessory Liens Act Case Commented On: Cansearch Resources Ltd v Regent Resources Ltd, 2017 ABQB 535 (CanLII) Cansearch and Regent jointly owned … Continue reading

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