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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 chughes@fieldlaw.com for further information.

893682 Alberta Ltd v Baker Hughes Canada Company, 2017 ABPC 261
Resource Well Completion Technologies Inc. v. Canuck Completions Ltd., 2014 ABQB 209
Wong v. Enmax Encompass Inc., 2010 ABCA 13
Carbon Development Partnership v. Alberta (Energy & Utilities Board), 2008 ABCA 269
2019
Speaker, “The Sequoia Litigation, Perspectives and Analysis”, International Energy Credit Association Annual Canadian Spring Education Event, Calgary
Conferences
2018
Speaker, “The Sequoia Litigation, Perspectives and Analysis”, private client presentation
Presentations
2018
Moderator, Canadian Association of Lawyers with Russian Eurasian Interests (CALREI), Oil & Gas Conference, Calgary
Conferences
2018
Speaker, Panelist and member of the Canadian Technical Advisory team, Uganda's 1st Biennial National Conference,  "Supporting Inclusive Resource Development in East Africa"
Conferences
2018
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
Presentations
September 2018
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...
2018
Moderator, IECA Panel Discussion, "Restructuring: Practical Considerations and Lessons Learned", presented by McCarthy Tetrault and FTI Consulting
Presentations
2018
Editor-in-Chief and Contributor, “Canadian Power: Key Developments in 2017, Trends to Watch for in 2018”, published annually by McCarthy Tetrault
August 2017
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 ...
2017
Lead Author, "Earth, Wind & Fire: Power Infrastructure in Alberta’s New Age", Alberta Law Review, Vol. 55, No 2: Energy Law Edition
2017
Speaker, “Credit Enhancement Techniques to Secure Payment Obligations under Midstream Services Agreements”, private client presentation
Presentations
August 2016
Promising Updates to Royalty Programs - Energy Industry at a Crossroad
HIGHLIGHTS In early July the Alberta Department of Energy (Alberta Energy) announced two new royalty programs – the Emerging Resources Program and Enhanced Hydrocarbon Recovery Program– to stimulate oil & gas production ...
July 2016
One Small Step - Alberta Energy Regulator Makes Change to Interim Measures
HIGHLIGHTS The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has considered feedback on the interim measures put in place in Bulletin 2016­-16 and issued revisions and clarifications in Bulletin 2016-­21 The only change Bulletin 2016-­...
2016
Presenter, "Derivatives Product Determination and Trade Repository Data Reporting Rules", private client presentation
Presentations
April 2016
Alberta Energy Regulator Compliance Issues in the Oil and Gas Industry
2016
Presenter, "Disclaimer of Take-or-Pay Contracts in Insolvencies, an Analysis of the American and Canadian Experiences", private client presentation
Presentations
2013
Speaker, "Crude by Rail: Current Considerations", International Energy Credit Association Spring Conference, Banff
Conferences
2012
Contributor, "Calgary Now Energy Law Focal Point", Legal Post
2011
Presenter, "Over-the-Counter Derivatives", FMC Presents: Recent Developments in Mergers and Acquisitions, Calgary
Presentations
2010
Presenter, "Cash Collateral as Performance Assurance: Current Considerations for Energy Derivatives", Insight Energy Contracts Conference, Calgary
Conferences
2010
Chair, Insight Shale Gas Forum, Calgary
Conferences
2008
Author, "Energy Derivatives and Hedging Transactions: Are You Managing or Creating Risk?"
Alberta Oil Magazine (Volume 4, Issue 2)
2008
Co-Chair, Western Canada Renewable Energy Forum, Vancouver
Conferences