North West Redwater Partnership in a consent solicitation from $6.35-billion of bonds for a substantially revised and amended Trust Indenture, a $2.6-billion four tranche bond issuance, an amendment of the Partnership's $3.5-billion senior secured credit facilities, amendments to the Processing Agreements backstopping the economics of the Refinery, a transfer of partnership units from North West Refining Inc. to Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission and substantial amendments to the governance structure of the Partnership.
Canada Oil Sands Co., Limited, a subsidiary of Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd., in the sale of its equity interest in Japan Canada Oil Sands Limited, which has a 75% working interest in the Hangingstone Oil Sands Project, to a special purpose acquisition vehicle owned by Greenfire Acquisition Corporation.
Devon Canada Corporation and Devon Canada Crude Marketing Corporation, in their approx. $3.8-billion sale of substantially all of their assets to Canadian Natural Resources Limited.
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, in completing $12.74-billion acquisition of a 70 percent working interest in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project and other oil sands assets.
Cenovus Energy Inc., in its $17.7-billion acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ Deep Basin conventional assets in Alberta and British Columbia and 50% interest in the FCCL Partnership.
Riverstone, acquires 50% interest in Utopia Pipeline Project from Kinder Morgan.
Devon Energy Corp., in the sale of its 50-percent ownership interest in Access Pipeline to Wolf Midstream Inc., a portfolio company of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, for C$1.4 billion.
Riverstone Holdings LLC, an energy and power-focused private investment firm with approximately $27 billion of equity capital raised, in its $200 million investment in Canadian International Oil Corp.
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, in the $3.3-billion acquisition of Heritage Royalty Limited Partnership, a former subsidiary of Cenovus Energy Inc. holding a broad portfolio of oil and gas royalties in Western Canada.
Encana Corp., in its sale of gas pipeline and processing assets in Western Canada's Montney region to a partnership of Veresen Inc. and KKR & Co. LP for approximately $760 million. Veresen Midstream, a joint venture of Veresen Inc. and KKR & Co. LP, will also invest up to $5 billion to support future production in the Montney, a massive liquids-rich natural gas play that straddles the Alberta-British Columbia border. Veresen Midstream will also provide midstream services to Encana in connection with the acquired and future assets.
North West Redwater Partnership, in its $3.5 billion credit facility and $1.0 billion bond offering, the proceeds of which will contribute to the funding of the construction of North West's $8+ Billion bitumen refinery in the Alberta Heartland. The project is supported by 30-year tolling commitments of the Government of Alberta and Canadian Natural.
JAPEX Montney Ltd., a Canadian subsidiary of Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX), in the acquisition, from Canadian subsidiaries of PETRONAS, the Malaysian national oil company, of an undivided 10% interest in upstream natural gas assets located in the North Montney area of NE BC and the proposed Pacific Northwest LNG export facility to be built near Prince Rupert, BC.
PetroChina International Investment Company Limited, in its acquisition of an undivided 49.9% interest in Encana Corporation's approximately 445,000 acres in the Duvernay play for a consideration of $2.18 billion and its joint venture with Encana to develop the Duvernay land holdings in west-central Alberta.
Mackenzie Valley Aboriginal Pipeline Group, regarding the multi-billion dollar Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Project, in the negotiation and structuring of commercial agreements including ownership agreements among various aboriginal groups and various development, operating, shipping and financing agreements with Imperial Oil, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Shell and TransCanada Pipelines.
Access Pipeline Inc., in a $400 million joint
venture between MEG Energy Corporation and Devon ARL Canada
Korea National Oil Corporation, in its $310 million acquisition of a 100 percent interest in the BlackGold oil sands assets of Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada Limited, a subsidiary of Denver-based Newmont Mining Corporation.
Carlyle/Riverstone Global Energy and Power Fund, in the fund's US$1.2 billion acquisition of EnCana Corporation's gas storage business, now known as Niska Gas Storage.
Teck Cominco Limited, in the $475 million
acquisition of a 15 percent interest in the Fort Hill Oil
Sands Project from UTS Energy Inc. and Petro-Canada.
A private corporation, in the sale of all its shares to Baytex
Energy Trust for $109 million.
Corridor Resources Inc., in its $100 million joint venture with the Government of Quebec (through its affiliate, Ressources Quebec Inc.), Petrolia Inc. and Establissements Maurel & Prom S.A. (through its subsidiary, Saint-Aubin E&P (Quebec) Inc.)
Anadarko Canada Corporation, in two sales, one
being the sale of a subsidiary and the second being a smaller sale
of assets with proceeds of approximately $853 million.
Anadarko Canada Corporation, in the sale of various
assets in Central and Southern Alberta and Southeast Saskatchewan
to Advantage Oil & Gas Limited for $186 million.
Williams Energy (Canada) Inc., in its sale of three
natural gas liquids extraction plants to Inter Pipelines Fund for
Temple Exploration Inc., in the $115 million
acquisition of the company by Husky Energy.
Pengrowth Corporation and Pengrowth Energy Trust, in the $550 million acquisition of certain Alberta and
Saskatchewan oil and natural gas properties by way of the purchase
of a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation.
Athabasca Oil Sands Trust, in its $2 billion
merger with Canadian Oil Sands Trust.
Suncor, in its $3.4 billion Millennium Expansion
Project of its Fort McMurray oil sands mining activities.
Williams Energy (Canada) Inc., in the negotiation
of an ownership and operating agreement related to the separation
of ownership of paraffin and olefin fractionation businesses
conducted at a single Redwater, Alberta, plant site, in part using
An international oil company, in the negotiation and drafting of an engineering, procurement, and construction management contract between four international oil companies (of which our client was one) and OGP, (a joint venture engineering venture co-owned by Petronas and Nova) in respect of various production facilities relating to oil development in Sudan.
Canadian developer, which led the plant owners' joint venture, in the negotiation and drafting of an EPC contract in respect of a pilot plant for oil shale in Queensland, Australia.
Avalon Resources Ltd., in a take-over bid (cash and
shares) by Atlas Energy Ltd. for approximately $60 million.
Shareholders of Cover-All Building Systems, in its
acquisition by Boston-based Audax Group.
TriWest Capital Partners, in establishing and closing its third fund, TriWest Capital Partners III, L.P., with commitments totalling $250 million.
Advised Williams Energy, in midstream asset dispositions, including its paraffins business and straddle plants.
Mitsubishi Corporation, in its $850-million joint venture with Penn West Petroleum Ltd. in relation to the development of conventional and shale gas properties in British Columbia's Wildboy and Cordova Embayment gas plays.
Japan Canada Oil Sands (JACOS), in commercial and regulatory matters in the development of the Hangingstone Project.
Gibson Energy ULC, in the successful completion of its previously announced offering of US$560 million of secured notes due 2014.
Riverstone Holdings LLC, in their agreement to
acquire Gibson Energy Holdings, Inc. from Hunting Plc for a
purchase price of $1.25 billion and related financing.