Miles F. Pittman



Miles advises clients involved in energy sector transactions and project proponents on acquisitions and divestitures, corporate transactions, and project structure and development.

He has led significant transactions in the upstream, midstream and oilfield service sectors, and has advised on virtually all aspects of the Liquefied Natural Gas value chain.

He has particular expertise in transactions involving engineering companies.

He has dealt extensively with alcohol regulation in Alberta.

He has played a lead role in significant restructuring transactions both within Canada and internationally.

Miles is the leader of BLG’s Asia Pacific initiative.


  • The Government of Canada on its acquisition of the Trans Mountain Pipeline and Expansion from Kinder Morgan.
  • Entrada Resources Inc. on its acquisition of assets from Bonavista Petroleum Corporation.
  • Hardie & Kelly Inc., on its administration of the receivership of Quattro Exploration and Production Ltd.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Past Chair, Canadian Energy Law Foundation
  • Miles leads the Pre-Unitization Agreement Drafting Committee for the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.
  • Miles co-teaches the "Oil and Gas Contracts" course at the University of Calgary Law School.
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association (Past Chair, Natural Resource Subsection)

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Contemporary Calgary Arts Society
  • Past Board Chair, Alliance Française of Calgary

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2012) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Oil and Gas).
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition of IFLR1000 - Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms.
  • Recognized in the 2018 edition (and since 2016) of the Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition – Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers.
  • Recognized in the 2018 edition of the Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition – Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers.
  • Recognized in the 2019 (and since 2015) edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Energy Law).
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2015) in Who's Who Legal – Energy.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 1994
  • LLB, University of Alberta, 1993
  • BA (Hons.), McGill University, 1988