Vivek Warrier practises primarily in the areas of infrastructure project development and private mergers and acquisitions in the energy industry. His practice encompasses the entire petroleum, natural gas and power value chain, from upstream exploration and production, to midstream transportation and processing solutions and the marketing of energy products. Recently, Vivek has been engaged as primary counsel on projects at the forefront of emerging trends in the Canadian energy industry, including the development of liquefied natural gas export facilities on both the west and east coasts of Canada, renewable energy projects across the country, joint ventures in emerging resource plays in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan and the development of crude oil rail transloading facilities throughout western Canada. He is consistently sought out by clients for the negotiation, conduct and completion of complex purchase and sale transactions and frequently advises clients in the structuring, ownership and operation of energy infrastructure projects. He also advises clients on all types of contractual issues arising from construction, procurement, participation, joint operating and service-related agreements.
Vivek is a frequent contributor to the Rocky Mountain Mineral Foundation quarterly newsletter, the India Business Law Journal and is frequently sought out by the media for his insights on emerging legal developments in the oil and gas industry. He is co-author of the Canada chapter of the Oil and Gas Law Review and taught Oil and Gas Contracts Law at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. Vivek is extensively involved in the Calgary community, including as a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Energy Law Foundation, Chair of the Board of the Calgary Center for Newcomers and as a United Way volunteer.