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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. 

893682 Alberta Ltd v Baker Hughes Canada Company, 2017 ABPC 261
Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. v. Essential Energy Services Ltd., 2017 FC 1111
Gas Plus Inc v Levelton Consultants Ltd, 2017 ABQB 655
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
Primewest Energy Inc v Texacana Turbines Inc, 2016 ABQB 715
Geophysical Service Incorporated v. Encana Corporation, 2016 ABQB 230
SDAB2015--0118 (Re), 2015 CGYSDAB 118
SDAB2014-0071 (Re), 2014 CGYSDAB 71
Resource Well Completion Technologies Inc. v. Canuck Completions Ltd., 2014 ABQB 209
Pat's Off-Road Transport v. Campbell et al, 2010 ABQB 443
Wong v. Enmax Encompass Inc., 2010 ABCA 13
Wainwright (Town) v. 876947 Ontario Ltd., 2010 ABCA 23
Cunningham v. Alberta (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2009 ABCA 239
Carbon Development Partnership v. Alberta (Energy & Utilities Board), 2008 ABCA 269
Excalibre Oil Tools Ltd. v. Garay, 1999 CanLII 8705 (FC)
Strait Line Contractors Ltd. v. Rainbow Oilfield Maintenance Ltd. , 1991 ABCA 78
September 2020
Field Law Lawyers and Department recognized in Chambers Canada 2021 Guide
Field Law is pleased to be included in the Chambers Canada 2021 guide with two firm rankings and five lawyers ranked.Our firm rankings are: Highly Regarded, Corporate/Commercial Department in Alberta, Band 2 Employment + Labour in Alberta, Band 3...
August 2020
The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2021
38 Fielders Recognized
Field Law is pleased to announce that 38 of our lawyers are recognized in their respective practice areas in the 15th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada. Recognition in Best Lawyers™ is based on peer reviews of ...
March 11, 2020
On-Demand Payment Bonds
Seminars
On-Demand Payment Bonds are the focus of current credit discussion in the energy industry, and certainty of payment and performance assurance is fundamental to building commercial relationships. While On-Demand Payment Bonds are emerging as an option t...
September 2019
Single Use Plastic Bans: What You Need to Know
The discussion on single-use plastics is heating up across Canada. The federal government announced in June 2019 its intention to institute a nationwide ban by 2021 if re-elected this fall. Meanwhile, a growing number of provinces, cities, and towns ha...
March 2019
Mining Incentive Program Aims to Stimulate Mining Industry in NWT
The Government of the Northwest Territories (the "GNWT") Mining Incentive Program (the "Program") provides funding to prospectors and exploration companies who carry out mineral exploration work in the NWT. Under the Program, miner...
February 2018
2018 Blockchain IoT & Machine Learning
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Oil & Gas Canada
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