525 8th Ave SW, Fl 46, Eighth Ave Pl E, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1998 (AB)
Chris’ counsel to clients in the infrastructure, energy and oil & gas sectors is backed by deep experience and industry background, bringing knowledge and perspective to clients’ corporate and commercial priorities, strategies and objectives. Chris guides oil & gas and power companies through a wide range of their commercial projects and transactions. He regularly works with clients in their acquisitions and divestitures of energy assets, as well as the full spectrum of energy project development, from joint ventures, construction, operation and maintenance to logistics and transportation, processing and marketing arrangements as they relate to LNG, oil sands, shale gas and power projects. Chris’ industry experience includes a business background working with various oil & gas companies, giving him market insight and a commercial mindset.
TransAlta Corporation, a TSX- and NYSE-listed Calgary-based power generator and electricity marketer, completed the first tranche of a $750-million strategic investment by an affiliate of Brookfield Renewable Partners
On September 25, 2018, Inter Pipeline Ltd. (“Inter Pipeline”) completed its divestiture of the Heartland Petrochemical Complex’s Central Utility Block (“CUB”) to Fengate Capital Management (“Fengate”), a privately held infrastructure and real estate investment firm.
On December 16, 2016, Inter Pipeline Ltd. (“Inter Pipeline”) completed its acquisition of the remaining 15 per cent interest in the Cold Lake pipeline system from Canadian Natural Resources Limited (“Canadian Natural”) for $527 million, subject to closing adjustments. As a result of the acquisition, Inter Pipeline assumes 100 per cent ownership of the Cold Lake pipeline system. ...
On September 23, 2016, Inter Pipeline Ltd. (“Inter Pipeline”) completed its acquisition of The Williams Companies, Inc. and Williams Partners LP’s Canadian natural gas liquids (“NGL”) midstream businesses (“Williams Canada”) for cash consideration of $1.35 billion.
KUFPEC Canada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company K.S.C., completed the acquisition of a 30 per cent interest from Chevron Canada Limited in Chevron’s Alberta Duvernay shale play for a purchase price of US$1.5-billion.
Enerplus Resources Fund completed a public offering of 4.75 million trust units for gross proceeds of $127,537,500 to a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC World Markets Inc. The deal closed on September 12, 2002.