Bennett Jones represented Canadian Natural Resources and Penn West Petroleum in their recent joint $1.6 bn. acquisition of BP Amoco’s Canadian crude oil business unit. Fraser Milner represented BP Amoco. The Bennett Jones team was lead by Robert P. Desbarats, assisted by D. Alan Ross and Robert R. Rooney. The Fraser Milner team was comprised of Michael A. Hurst and Timothy G. Millar working with BP Amoco in-house counsel Francine Swanson.