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Year called to bar: 1999 (AB)
Jody Wivcharuk is a Partner in the firm’s Oil & Gas Regulatory Group and Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment Group in Calgary. With a practice that encompasses all aspects of business law and more than 20 years experience, she has developed extensive expertise in mergers & acquisitions, regulatory compliance and matters relating to competition, antitrust and foreign investment law affecting the oil & gas industry. She also negotiates corporate and commercial agreements commonly used in the sector. In addition to providing counsel on regulatory compliance at the provincial and federal levels, Jody secures approvals for mergers and investments from federal authorities including the Competition Bureau and the Investment Review Division of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada under the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act. From startups to large national and international corporations in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors, Jody’s clients operate across the full spectrum of the energy chain, from exploration and production to processing and transportation of petroleum substances and petrochemicals.
On April 16, 2015 Kelt Exploration Ltd. (Kelt) completed the acquisition of Artek Exploration Ltd. (Artek) for approximately $320 million in accordance with a previously announced Plan of Arrangement (the Arrangement). Pursuant to the Arrangement, Artek became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kelt and Artek’s name was changed to Kelt Exploration (LNG) Ltd.
Encana Corporation completed the sale of certain Clearwater assets, located in southern and central Alberta, to Ember Resources Inc. for a purchase price of approximately $605 million, before adjustments.
PrairieSky Royalty (PrairieSky) completed its acquisition of Range Royalty Limited Partnership (Range Royalty), a private oil and gas royalty company, pursuant to a plan of arrangement. With closing of the transaction, PrairieSky acquired approximately 3,000 barrels of oil equivalent of royalty production and 3.5 million acres of royalty lands