520 3rd Ave SW, Suite 1900, Centennial Place, East Tower, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1993 (AB); 2011 (BC)
Jonathan Liteplo works extensively in the area of energy and utilities regulation. As a leading practitioner, Jonathan counsels participants in the electricity, oil & gas, water and wastewater, and mining industries in a broad range of matters before regulatory authorities and the courts. He represents clients in obtaining revenue requirement and other tariff-related approvals for utilities, including under performance-based regulation. Clients appreciate Jonathan’s depth of experience in obtaining regulatory, environmental, and land-use planning approvals for electricity generating and transmission facilities, oil & gas production, processing and pipeline facilities, LNG facilities, and oil sands projects. Jonathan has worked on numerous projects requiring federal and provincial environmental assessments and wide-ranging public and First Nations consultation, and has represented energy and utility clients in disputes involving other industry participants. Jonathan’s practice is focused on representing proponents, owners, and operators of energy and utility infrastructure.
SNC-Lavalin announced that it had reached financial close on the sale of its 100-per cent interest in AltaLink, Alberta's largest regulated energy transmission company, to Berkshire Hathaway Energy (Berkshire). This follows the receipt of regulatory approvals from the Alberta Utilities Commission and approvals pursuant to the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act. Based on the terms of the agreement, the transaction values AltaLink at approximately $7.2 billion and will result in gross proceeds to SNC-Lavalin of approximately $3.1 billion.