McInerney, Thomas

Thomas W. McInerney

Partner, Co-Head of Climate Change & Emissions Trading

Project Development, Energy, Infrastructure, Construction and Climate Change Lawyer at Bennett Jones Calgary

T: 403.298.4484

Thomas McInerney acts for energy companies on a broad range of commercial transactions, both in Canada and internationally.

Tom assists with asset and share purchase and sale transactions, corporate/commercial reorganizations and restructurings, new project development, structuring joint ventures and partnerships, marketing arrangements and licensing, and the use of proprietary technology. He also has considerable experience with large engineering procurement and construction projects particularly within the oil sands industry and also advises clients with respect to power generation projects, including those which employ alternative sources of energy such as co-gen biomass facilities.

Co-head of the firm's climate change and emissions trading practice, Tom also advises clients with respect to compliance issues and strategies in respect of climate change and emissions legislation in respect of both existing and new projects.

Select Experience

  • Cenovus Energy, in connection with its acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ Deep Basin conventional assets in Alberta and British Columbia and 50% interest in the FCCL Partnership.  Read more
  • ATCO Pipelines, in respect of all project agreements and associated competitive proposal processes for ATCO Pipelines' Urban Pipeline Replacement (UPR) Project.
  • Paramount Resources Ltd., in connection with the sale of sour gas processing assets in north western Alberta to Pembina Gas Services Limited Partnership, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pembina Pipeline Corporation, for $600 million. Read more

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