Craig Spurn is a partner in Osler's Corporate Group in Calgary. His practice focuses on M&A, Commercial and Corporate practice areas with an emphasis on oil & gas law, energy transactions, joint ventures, and projects in Canada and international jurisdictions. Craig is experienced in LNG, oil sands, shale gas, pipelines, midstream, NGL, and other energy sector projects and transactions. Clients include Canadian and foreign energy and resource companies, midstream companies, investors, service companies, technology providers, private capital firms, and asset management teams.
On May 31, 2017, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (Canadian Natural) completed two previously announced agreements to acquire oil sands assets from Shell Canada Energy, Shell Canada Ltd. and Shell Canada Resources (Shell) and, with a subsidiary of Shell, to jointly acquire Marathon Oil Canada Corp. (MOCC).
Secure Energy Services Inc. acquired Predator Midstream Ltd. for $107 million. The total purchase price was paid by $65 million in cash with the balance of $42 million paid through the issuance of common shares of Secure Energy.