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ERCB issues interim shut-in order of natural gas wells
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 19 2011

The Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board ("ERCB") issued Decision 2011-012, which concluded that the production of natural gas from 455 intervals in 321 wells located in northeast Alberta may present a significant risk to the ultimate recovery of Wabiskaw bitumen due to a potential decline in reservoir pressure.


Analysis reveals oil and gas offshore Nova Scotia
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 19 2011

On Wednesday May 11, 2011, Charlie Parker, Minister of Energy for Nova Scotia announced the results of the Play Fairway Analysis, a study into the offshore resources of Nova Scotia.


Offshore drilling legislation clears US House of Representatives
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2011

On Wednesday May 11, 2011, the United States House of Representatives advanced two bills that would accelerate offshore oil and gas drilling.


Saskatchewan approves commercial scale carbon capture project
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2011

The government of Saskatchewan has approved SaskPower’s construction of the $1.24 billion Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture Storage Demonstration Project.


OSC secures finding of guilt against operator of unregistered securities sales office
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 3 2011

Last month, the Ontario Securities Commission announced that it had secured the first finding of guilt for fraud in quasi-criminal proceedings it has brought before the Ontario Court of Justice.


Election 2011: Canada's climate change future
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2011

With the federal election just a few days away, we thought it would be useful to our readers to identify what each major political party's published campaign platform says about climate change and Canada's role in curbing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


Alberta Court of Appeal clarifies the definition of "producible"
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 22 2011

In Bearspaw Petroleum Ltd. v. EnCana Corporation, the Alberta Court of Appeal upheld a trial court's interpretation of "producible" to mean, in the context of an oil and gas lease's habendum clause, hydrocarbons which are capable of being produced "with no more to be done than turning on a valve."


Application for leave to appeal set off decision denied in SemCAMS proceeding
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2011

The Alberta Court of Appeal recently denied an application by Celtic Exploration Ltd. ("Celtic") for leave to appeal a decision from a Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act (Canada) ("CCAA") proceeding involving Celtic and SemCAMS ULC ("SemCAMS").


Alberta to create single oil and gas regulator
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2011

The Alberta government has announced that it will launch a single regulator for oil and gas development within the Province in an effort to improve its competitiveness.


Competition Bureau challenges waste acquisition
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 27 2011

On January 26, 2011, Canada's Competition Bureau announced that it has applied to the Competition Tribunal for an order to dissolve CCS Corporation's acquisition of Complete Environmental Inc., which owns the Babkirk Secure Landfill located in northeastern British Columbia.