Ben is the Office Managing Partner in the Calgary office and Co-Practice Group Leader of the Firm's national Energy - Oil & Gas group. Ben acts for energy companies on all types of commercial matters across Canada and internationally. He has considerable experience in a diverse range of energy-related matters, including acquisitions and divestitures, mergers & acquisitions, the structuring of joint venture agreements, midstream matters, project development, and the management of the legal aspects of day-to-day oil and gas and commercial matters. Ben also has considerable experience in both conventional and non-conventional oil and gas development, as well as in the East Coast offshore. He is a past director and the past president of the Canadian Energy Law Foundation (CELF).