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Field Law’s Energy Group provides strategic, client-focused service to a wide range of public and private clients in the energy industry, including those involved with exploration and production, pipelines, midstream facilities, downstream facilities, energy marketing and oilfield services and supplies. The size and structure of Field Law allows the Group to develop value-added, cost-effective solutions for clients.
The lawyers in Field Law’s Energy Group have significant experience in advising clients on a broad range of energy transactions and projects, including:
- Private and public equity/debt financing
- Acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas and other energy assets (conventional, unconventional, offshore and international)
- Mergers and acquisitions of energy companies
- Structuring of joint ventures and partnerships
- Petroleum product storage, transportation and marketing arrangements
- Midstream facility development and utilization arrangements
- Indigenous engagement regarding energy development
- Environmental matters
- Regulatory compliance and management, and
- Regulatory hearings including Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), National Energy Board (NEB) and Surface Rights Board (SRB) hearings.
Members of Field Law’s Energy Group also have many years of in-house legal and business experience which provides them with an in-depth understanding of the Energy business and the needs of clients.
The core members of the Energy Group collaborate with other Field Law lawyers to advise clients on related energy industry issues including securities, intellectual property and technology, litigation, labour and employment and construction matters.
The Field Law Energy Group is here to help with any energy-related matters or issues. Please contact Cameron Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. v. Essential Energy Services Ltd., 2017 FC 1111
Alberta v. Suncor Inc, 2017 ABCA 221, Alberta Court of Appeal
M.K. Engineering Inc. v. Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, 2017 ABCA 17
Geophysical Service Incorporated v. Encana Corporation, 2016 ABQB 230
Resource Well Completion Technologies Inc. v. Canuck Completions Ltd., 2014 ABQB 209
Cunningham v. Alberta (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2009 ABCA 239
Carbon Development Partnership v. Alberta (Energy & Utilities Board), 2008 ABCA 269
Strait Line Contractors Ltd. v. Rainbow Oilfield Maintenance Ltd. , 1991 ABCA 78
Mining Incentive Program Aims to Stimulate Mining Industry in NWT
Field Law Blog
Speaker, “The Sequoia Litigation, Perspectives and Analysis”, International Energy Credit Association Annual Canadian Spring Education Event, Calgary
Author, Canada Chapter, "The Oil & Gas Law Review" (6th edition)
Speaker, “The Sequoia Litigation, Perspectives and Analysis”, private client presentation
Moderator, Canadian Association of Lawyers with Russian Eurasian Interests (CALREI), Oil & Gas Conference, Calgary
Speaker, Panelist and member of the Canadian Technical Advisory team, Uganda's 1st Biennial National Conference, "Supporting Inclusive Resource Development in East Africa"
Speaker, “Alberta’s Comprehensive Market Design 1.0 and Economic Curtailment in Alberta’s Changing Market”, McCarthy Tétrault Client Seminar presented to 250 participants live and via webinar
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019
28 Field Law Lawyers Recognized
Field Law is proud to announce that 28 of our lawyers have been included in the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada. These lawyers have been recognized in 17 service areas, resulting in a total of 36 rankings.Among the 28 Field Law l...
Moderator, IECA Panel Discussion, "Restructuring: Practical Considerations and Lessons Learned", presented by McCarthy Tetrault and FTI Consulting
Editor-in-Chief and Contributor, “Canadian Power: Key Developments in 2017, Trends to Watch for in 2018”, published annually by McCarthy Tetrault
2018 Blockchain IoT & Machine Learning
Oil & Gas Canada
How to Manage the Legal Risk of Emerging Technologies and IoT and Reap the Benefit
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018
25 Field Law Lawyers Recognized
25 Lawyers from Field Law Recognized in The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2018
Field Law is pleased to announce that 25 lawyers have been included in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada. Three of these lawyers are new additions a...
August 14, 2017
Field Law welcomes Jennifer Marshall to Business Law Group
Firm welcomes new mergers and acquisition lawyer to its Calgary office
CALGARY – Field Law welcomes Jennifer Marshall to their Calgary office. Jennifer joins the firm’s Business Law Group as their newest lawyer. Field Law continues its expansion and diversification in key industries including energy and ...
Lead Author, "Earth, Wind & Fire: Power Infrastructure in Alberta’s New Age", Alberta Law Review, Vol. 55, No 2: Energy Law Edition
Speaker, “Credit Enhancement Techniques to Secure Payment Obligations under Midstream Services Agreements”, private client presentation
Presenter, "Derivatives Product Determination and Trade Repository Data Reporting Rules", private client presentation
Presenter, "Disclaimer of Take-or-Pay Contracts in Insolvencies, an Analysis of the American and Canadian Experiences", private client presentation
Drilling Down: Oil Prices and Innovation
Some economists have recently predicted that it not be until the third fiscal quarter 2015 that oil prices may begin to stabilize (for example, see ATB Financial’s Alberta Economic Outlook Q2 2015, published March 31, 2015). A...
Speaker, "Crude by Rail: Current Considerations", International Energy Credit Association Spring Conference, Banff
Contributor, "Calgary Now Energy Law Focal Point", Legal Post
Presenter, "Over-the-Counter Derivatives", FMC Presents: Recent Developments in Mergers and Acquisitions, Calgary
Presenter, "Cash Collateral as Performance Assurance: Current Considerations for Energy Derivatives", Insight Energy Contracts Conference, Calgary
Chair, Insight Shale Gas Forum, Calgary
Author, "Energy Derivatives and Hedging Transactions: Are You Managing or Creating Risk?"
Alberta Oil Magazine (Volume 4, Issue 2)
Co-Chair, Western Canada Renewable Energy Forum, Vancouver