Wintershall Sale

On December 1, 1999, Wintershall Aktiengesellschaft (Wintershall), a subsidiary of BASF, closed the sale of its Canadian subsidiary, Wintershall Canada Ltd., to Startech Energy Inc. for approximately $80 million. Wintershall Canada Ltd. had been active in the Western Canadian sedimentary basin for over thirty years. Wintershall were represented by the Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer team of James S. Palmer, Q.C., Harry S. Campbell, Q.C., John H. Cuthbertson, Richard B. Smith and Patricia Steele. Gowling, Strathy & Henderson acted for Startech Energy Inc. and were represented by James M. Pasieka, Douglas T. McCartney and Edith M. Gillespie.


James Pasieka Harry S. Campbell Patricia J. Steele Richard B. Smith Douglas T. McCartney James S. Palmer John H. Cuthbertson Edith Gillespie


Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP Gowling WLG