Matt practises in the areas of energy regulatory law, environmental assessment, environmental permitting and compliance, and Aboriginal law. He regularly represents clients before regulators like the British Columbia Utilities Commission, the National Energy Board of Canada, and the Alberta Utilities Commission. He has extensive experience with major industrial facility applications and the associated environmental assessment and permitting processes, including major pipelines and powerlines, upstream hydrocarbon developments, and downstream LNG infrastructure. He has participated in environmental assessment tribunal, joint review panel, and Royal Commission processes. Matt acts for major customer associations in both provinces, as well as individual large industrial customers and energy companies engaged in natural gas and crude oil production and trading. He has also acted for utilities and power producers in both British Columbia and Alberta. Matt’s utility regulation work similarly relates to tolls and tariffs proceedings on natural gas and crude oil pipelines and electricity transmission power lines in both provinces.