Operators’ and Processors’ Liens: Priority, Enforcement, and Practical Considerations

Volume 47, No 2 ISSN: 1925-8356   |   Courtesy of Canadian Energy Law Edition   |    View Original

Authors: Edward A. Leew, Zeke Purves-Smith

This article discusses the consequences of non-perfection of an Operator’s lien and the casual attitudeof Operators towards protecting their security interests. The authors also discuss the nature and level of protection provided by a valid Operator’s lien in a variety of circumstances, and a number of enforcement considerations, from both a practical and legal perspective, in both a perfected and non-perfected context.

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