888 3rd St SW, Suite 4300, Banker's Hall W, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1988 (AB)
Fred Erickson is a partner in the Energy – Oil & Gas Group. His practice focuses on significant transactional and advisory engagements, and he has extensive involvement as lead counsel in major acquisitions and dispositions, restructuring projects, project developments, joint ventures, financings, asset monetizations, securitizations and other transactional matters. Fred has considerable experience in most aspects of the upstream oil and gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) industries, including the purchase and sale or development of oil, gas and NGL pipelines, storage, processing and other upstream and midstream facilities. In that regard, Fred represents several major producers, midstream companies and financial entities in their transactional, trading and other oil & gas and NGL matters. In addition, a significant portion of his practice involves advising on derivatives and derivatives-related matters. He has also had considerable involvement in the development of cogeneration, wind and other power projects.
On September 29, 2017, Centrica plc (Centrica) and a certain state-owned enterprise (SOE) completed the $722-million disposition of its majority-owned Canadian oil and gas exploration and production business by way of sale of 100 per cent of the partnership interests of CQ Energy Canada Partnership.
On July 18, 2016, Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited (CKI), a Hong Kong-based global infrastructure company that holds diversified investments in energy infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, water infrastructure, waste management, and waste-to-energy and infrastructure-related business, and Power Assets Holdings Limited (PAH), a Hong Kong-based global investor in power and utility-related businesses with investments in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, renewable energy, and energy from waste and gas distribution, completed their $1.7-billion acquisition of 65-per-cent indirect ownership interest in select heavy oil pipeline and storage assets from Husky Energy (Husky) in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and related joint-venture, financing and commercial arrangements.