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Christopher B. Yang


M&A, Oil and Gas (Energy), Project and Corporate Commercial Lawyer at Bennett Jones Calgary

T: 403.298.3183

Christopher Yang represents public and private companies on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and project development with a focus on the oil and gas industry. Christopher regularly acts for clients on the negotiation and drafting of purchase and sale, joint venture, joint operating, partnership and construction agreements and the due diligence and title review process. He also assists clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters including the negotiation and drafting of energy contracts relating to the development of petroleum, natural gas, oil sands, and renewable/alternative resources.

Christopher has advised clients on both domestic and international projects and transactions, notably in Asia, Africa, Canada, the GCC, South America and the United States.

Select Experience

  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, in connection with 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. Read more
  • ATCO Structures and Logistics in its acquisitions of Morris Modular Space Inc. and various aspects of ATCO's expansion in Eastern Canada.
  • Riverstone Holdings LLC, an energy and power-focused private investment firm with approximately $27 billion of equity capital raised, in connection with its $200 million investment in Canadian International Oil Corp.