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Donald E. Greenfield, QC

Bennett Jones LLP

Don is a partner in the corporate department and a member of the firm’s oil & gas practice group and its china practice group. He has 40 years of experience, in Canada and internationally, in asset and share sales and acquisitions, LNG and oil sands development, production sharing contracts, production and facilities construction and operating matters, production sale contracts, financings, joint ventures, limited partnerships and farmouts. He is also a member of the firm's Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment Practice Group, with considerable experience in Investment Canada Act matters. He has contributed to several Canadian Energy Law Foundation and Association of International Petroleum Negotiators seminars and has taught courses for Insight, the Conference Board, the University of Calgary, Mount Royal University and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen. Don has been recognized as one of Canada’s leading energy lawyers by Lexpert®, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, as well as other publications for several years running. He was called to the Alberta Bar in 1979.

Year Called to the Bar:1979 (AB)
855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E
Calgary, AB
Phone: (403) 298-3248
Fax: (403) 265-7219
E-mail: greenfieldd@bennettjones.com

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  • Oct 17, 2017
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  • Mar 21, 2016
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  • May 29, 2015
    Energy has joined mining in its need for creative dealmaking in a challenging environment
  • May 01, 2015
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  • Oct 31, 2014
    The federal government’s new rules on foreign investment may have caused a slowdown in foreign investment in 2013, but foreign state-owned enterprises have found new ways to do deals