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Loyola G. Keough


Leading Canadian Oil, Gas and Electricity Regulatory Lawyer at Bennett Jones Calgary

T: 403.298.3429

Loyola Keough acts for utility companies, pipelines and project developers, industry associations, gas buyers, producers and banks. He has particular experience in oil, gas, electricity, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) matters.

He appears before the National Energy Board (NEB), the Alberta Utilities Commission and the Alberta Energy Regulator (formerly, the Energy Resources Conservation Board) as well as the British Columbia Utilities Commission and the public utilities boards of the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Loyola also represents clients before a variety of other government bodies and agencies as part of project development work. Prior to entering private practice, Loyola acted as counsel to the NEB and also spent several years with the Federal Department of Energy, Mines and Resources.

To complement his practice, Loyola speaks on the subject of procedures, approvals and necessary applications involved in exporting gas to the U.S. and on recent legislative and regulatory developments in the oil, gas and electricity fields.

Loyola is an appointed director of WBI Canadian Pipeline, Ltd. and Nytis Exploration.

Select Experience

  • Express Pipeline in connection with all regulatory, environmental and First Nations matters for its┬áNEB regulated pipeline project.
  • The ATCO Utilities on a variety of regulated utility matters, including rate and Transmission Facility issues.
  • State of Alaska on Canadian Regulatory matters associated with the proposed Alaska Pipeline Project.

Recent Publications

Recent Recognitions

  • 2017, Chambers Canada

    Ranked Band 1, Energy: Power (Regulatory)
  • 2017, Chambers Canada

    Ranked, Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)
  • Lexpert/Report on Business Special Edition - Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers

    Recognized as a leading energy lawyer in Canada

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