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Alberta court sheds light on gross negligence standard required of oil & gas operators

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 19 2014

The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench recently addressed whether an operator of oil wells was grossly negligent in its development of a well, and in so

Alberta court confirms regulatory immunity

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 12 2014

The Court of Appeal of Alberta has confirmed that the Energy Resources Conservation Board (now known as the Alberta Energy Regulator) is immune from

Proving an operator’s gross negligence: is intention required?

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 7 2014

Establishing an operator's gross negligence requires "a degree of intentionality", the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench recently held in Bernum

The assumption of rehabilitation liabilities as consideration given on the acquisition of mining property and capital assets

  • ENSafrica
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  • Canada, South Africa
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  • October 22 2014

During December 2013, SARS released a draft discussion paper in which it set out its application of the relevant tax law, in relation to the tax

Court dismisses request that NEB review upstream and downstream effects of pipeline

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 20 2014

On May 16, 2014, the National Energy Board received a motion from the City of Vancouver, among others, requesting that the List of Issues for the

B.C. Supreme Court upholds the practice of issuing recurrent, short-term water use approvals for oil and gas development

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 20 2014

On October 10, 2014, in Western Canada Wilderness Committee v. British Columbia (Oil and Gas Commission), 2014 BCSC 1919 the B.C. Supreme Court

Court gives deference to OGC’s Water Act approval policy

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 17 2014

On October 10, 2014, the British Columbia Supreme Court ("Court") issued reasons in Western Canada Wilderness Committee v. British Columbia (Oil and

Commentary on the Quebec Superior Court’s refusal to reopen the 1969 Churchill Falls power contract

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 16 2014

An application by Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation (CFLCo) to reopen the 1969 power contract on the basis that circumstances have changed in a

The National Energy Board saga between Trans Mountain and Burnaby continues

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 10 2014

On October 9, 2014, the National Energy Board (the "NEB") heard oral argument for a motion by Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC ("Trans Mountain") seeking

BC Supreme Court confirms no freestanding government duty to negotiate

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 2 2014

In Sam v. British Columbia, 2014 BCSC 1783, the British Columbia Supreme Court confirmed that the federal and provincial governments (the Crown) are