Pembina Pipeline Corporation acquisition of 50 per cent ownership interest in Cedar LNG Project

On June 8, 2021, Pembina Pipeline Corporation acquired a 50 per cent ownership interest in the Cedar LNG Project and entered into a partnership with the Haisla Nation to develop the proposed Cedar LNG Project, a $3 billion floating liquified natural gas ("LNG") facility. The project adds strategic export capacity that accesses Canada’s abundant natural gas supply and enhances B.C.’s growing LNG infrastructure to produce low-carbon, low-cost Canadian LNG for overseas markets. The project involves a new marine terminal and LNG process plant, and marine transport of LNG to Asia. The Cedar LNG Project, which will be located within the traditional territory of the Haisla Nation near Kitimat, B.C., will be the largest First Nation-owned infrastructure project in Canada and will have one of the cleanest environmental profiles in the world. The project will create jobs, contracting and other economic opportunities for the Haisla people, the local communities and other Indigenous nations in the region.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation’s legal team consisted of
Harry Andersen,
Janet Loduca,
Don Sullivan,
Brenda Rawcliffe,
Helen Cox.

Stikeman Elliott LLP supported Pembina Pipeline Corporation’s legal team in the acquisition with a team including
Chris Nixon,
Patrick McNally,
Kayla Zachariassen,
Weitong Yan,
Jordan Magidson (corporate/M&A);
Chrysten Perry,
Fred Erickson,
Kurtis Reed (energy);
Rachel Hutton,
Simone Main (real estate);
Julie D’Avignon,
Gordon Masson (tax);
Dennis Langen (regulatory);
Kris Noonan (employment);
Avery Tsang,
Igor Lazic (students).

Miller Titerle Law Corporation (MT+Co.) acted for the Haisla Nation with a team including
Peter Eirikson,
Brian Vick,
Navnit Duhra,
Carson Bell.

Bennett Jones LLP acted for Polaris LNG LP, the vendor, with a team including
David Bursey,
Pat Maguire,
Larry Sandrin,
James McClary,
Darcy Moch,
Jay Winters,
Jared Mackey,
Jason Roth,
Megan Ollivier,
Matthew Cunningham,
Luke Johnson,
Julie Pasieka.

See the news release here.