Tim Myers practices in the areas of energy regulatory, utilities and rates, environmental, aboriginal, and surface rights law. Tim advises clients in relation to regulatory and environmental aspects of provincially and federally regulated energy and utility businesses and developments across Canada.
Tim's experience includes providing advice and representation in connection with:
- Facility and associated regulatory approval processes for oil and gas producers, pipeline companies, and electricity and natural gas providers;
- Environmental enforcement and compliance matters in relation to significant environmental and operational incidents, including experience with environmental protection orders, regulatory enforcement actions, and investigations;
- Tariff and utility rates proceedings; and
- Negotiation of surface rights dispositions with landowners for energy developments, and surface rights and expropriation compensation proceedings.
Tim has appeared before the Canada Energy Regulator (formerly the National Energy Board); various administrative tribunals in Alberta, including the Alberta Energy Regulator, Alberta Utilities Commission, Surface Rights Board, Land Compensation Board, Metis Settlement Appeal Tribunal, Environmental Appeals Board, and several municipal planning commissions and subdivision and development appeal boards; and, in British Columbia, the Oil and Gas Commission, Oil and Gas Appeal Tribunal, and Surface Rights Board. Tim has also represented clients before the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, Alberta Court of Appeal, and the British Columbia Supreme Court.