Energy Law Papers

Recent Regulatory and Legislative Developments of Interest to Energy Lawyers

Volume 54, No 2 ISBN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Evan W. Dixon, Hazel A. Saffery, C. James Cummings This article provides an overview of recent regulatory and legislative developments of interest to energy lawyers. This includes the legal, political, and economic background to,… [Read More…] about Recent Regulatory and Legislative Developments of Interest to Energy Lawyers

Sole Risk Provisions in Joint Operating Agreements for Unconventional Oil and Gas Development

Volume 54, No 2 ISBN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Rob Desbarats, Jay Todesco, Kate Roye This article discusses independent operations in the context of unconventional oil and gas resources. It considers how the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL) and the Association of… [Read More…] about Sole Risk Provisions in Joint Operating Agreements for Unconventional Oil and Gas Development

Re-Structuring Challenges in the Oil and Gas Sector: The Treatment of Regulatory Orders Post-Redwater

Volume 54, No 2 ISBN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Kelly Bourassa, Ryan Zahara, Chris Nyberg Companies within the Alberta energy sector are currently unable to satisfy amounts outstanding to their creditors and at the same time fulfill their environmental responsibilities, culminating in a… [Read More…] about Re-Structuring Challenges in the Oil and Gas Sector: The Treatment of Regulatory Orders Post-Redwater

Calculating the Incalculable: Principles for Compensating Impacts to Aboriginal Title

Volume 54, No 2 ISBN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Sam Adkins, Bryn Gray, Kimberly Macnab, Gordon Nettleton There continues to be significant uncertainty over the scope of Aboriginal rights in Canada, which results in significant uncertainty for infrastructure development in the energy sector.… [Read More…] about Calculating the Incalculable: Principles for Compensating Impacts to Aboriginal Title

Renewables in Alberta: New Policies, New Opportunities

Volume 54, No 2 ISBN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Alan Ross, Leanne Desbarats, Rick Williams, Robert Shouldice, Adam Chamberlain, Carolyn Milne This article explores Alberta’s new climate change strategy. The authors provide an overview of the evolution of Alberta’s regulatory model, point out criticisms… [Read More…] about Renewables in Alberta: New Policies, New Opportunities

Area of Mutual Interest Agreements & Canadian Competition Law Considerations

Volume 54, No 2 ISBN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Frank Alexander, Erik Arnold Area of Mutual Interest Agreements (AMIAs) are a common feature within the Canadian oil and gas industry. These agreements are usually entered into for the purposes of sharing technical information between… [Read More…] about Area of Mutual Interest Agreements & Canadian Competition Law Considerations

Timing of Canadian Project Approvals: A Survey of Major Projects

Volume 54, No 2 ISBN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Kurtis Reed, Bradley Grant, Cameron Anderson, Jonathan S. Drance This article provides a detailed canvassing of the Canadian energy project approval process, beginning with an examination of the evolution of the project approval process in… [Read More…] about Timing of Canadian Project Approvals: A Survey of Major Projects

Recent Judicial Decisions of Interest to Energy Lawyers

Volume 54, No 2 ISBN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Donald E. Greenfield, Thomas W. McInerney, Ian R. Laing This article summarizes a number of recent judicial decisions of interest to energy lawyers. The authors review and comment on the past year’s case law… [Read More…] about Recent Judicial Decisions of Interest to Energy Lawyers

The Legal and Regulatory Treatment of Cogeneration in Alberta

Volume 53, No 2 ISSN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Nigel Banks, Giorilyn Bruno, Cairns Price Cogeneration is the simultaneous production of electricity and heat from a single fuel source in a process. It allows for a more efficient and effective use of valuable… [Read More…] about The Legal and Regulatory Treatment of Cogeneration in Alberta

Recent Regulatory and Legislative Developments of Interest to Energy Lawyers

Volume 53, No 2 ISSN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original Authors: Terri-Lee Oleniuk, Jeremy Barretto, Joel Forrest This article provides a high level overview of regulatory and legislative developments relevant to energy lawyers. The authors reviewed regulatory initiatives, decisions, related case law, and legislation from… [Read More…] about Recent Regulatory and Legislative Developments of Interest to Energy Lawyers