This blog is authored by members of BLG's Oil and Gas Focus Group.
We follow new and interesting legal issues as they emerge in the energy area. The wide range of direct and extensive energy experience held by our contributors lends itself to a diverse and insightful examination of current legal trends and topics. Our experience not only provides a source of valuable information and insight, but also assists in finding solutions to legal issues that arise in this dynamic and rapidly evolving area.
Topics posted in July 2016 include:
- Precautionary Tale? BC Environmental Appeal Board Says "Polluter-pays" and "Precautionary" Principles not Applicable to the Permitting Process Under the BC Environmental Management Act
- Impact of Redwater Energy outside Alberta: a British Columbia perspective
- UPDATE: STEWART ESTATE v TAQA NORTH LTD, the finale
- Saskatchewan Court Addresses ROFR Obligations in Light of the Duty of Honest Performance of Contracts
- Alberta Energy Regulator Reiterates Position on Interim Measures post-Redwater but Indicates Some Flexibility on 2.0 LMR Requirement
- Proposed changes to B.C.'s contaminated sites legal regime
- OEB Staff confirm that electric vehicle charging stations can be owned and operated by LDCs
- Court addresses multi-party and multi-contract issues to stay an action in favour of arbitration
- Play Back? AER's Evaluation of its Play-Based Regulation Pilot Released
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