888 3rd St SW, Suite 4300, Banker's Hall W, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 2003
Dennis Langen is a partner in the Energy Group and leads the Energy Regulatory
Team in our Calgary office. His practice focuses on the regulation of both energy and resource development and energy infrastructure. Dennis has significant experience with the regulation of oil and gas development and facilities, electric generation and transmission facilities, energy export and import, and the economic regulation of pipelines, public utilities, and electricity markets. He advises oil & gas, oil sands, midstream, pipeline, power, mining, and gas and electric utility industry clients on all aspects of federal and provincial energy regulation, including environmental, engineering, operational, Indigenous, economic, market, and compliance aspects. Dennis regularly appears before the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) in respect of facility, tolling, tariff, cost of capital, and export approval applications; the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) in respect of facility, rate, tariff, rule-making, and enforcement applications; the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) in respect of oil and gas development, facility, and resource equity applications; and the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) in respect of utility applications.
On April 2, 2019, ZCL Composites Inc. (TSX: ZCL) and Shawcor Ltd. (TSX: SCL) completed its $312 million statutory plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act whereby Shawcor Ltd. acquired all the issued and outstanding common shares of ZCL Composites Inc. for $10.00 per common share payable in cash.
On October 25, 2018, AltaGas Canada Inc. (“ACI”) completed an initial public offering of its common shares. In connection with the initial public offering, ACI issued 16.5 million common shares at a price per share of $14.50 for gross proceeds of approximately $239 million, and the common shares began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “ACI.”
On February 1, 2019, AltaGas Ltd. sold certain of its Canadian midstream and power assets to affiliates of Birch Hill Equity Partners for $165 million. The sale included selected non-core smaller scale gas midstream and power assets in Canada, as well as AltaGas’s commercial and industrial customer portfolio in Canada, and also included the 43.7 million shares of Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Inc.
On September 1, 2015, Enbridge Inc. announced the closing of the transfer of its Canadian Liquids Pipelines business, comprised primarily of Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and Enbridge Pipelines Athabasca Inc., and certain Canadian renewable energy assets (the Transaction) to an indirect subsidiary of Enbridge Income Fund (the Fund) for $30.4 billion together with certain Incentive/Performance Rights. A joint special committee (the Special Committee) of the Board of Directors of Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (EIFH) and the Board of Trustees of Enbridge Commercial Trust (ECT) was formed to review and consider the Transaction, conduct due diligence and negotiate the terms of the Transaction on behalf of EIFH, the Fund and ECT.