Robert (Bob) T. Booth
Robert (Bob) T. Booth , KC
Partner at Bennett Jones LLP
(403) 298-3252
(403) 265-7219
855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1978 (AB)
Bob Booth has a broad commercial practice covering many areas of the energy, resources, and defence and securities fields. Recognized every year since 2005 (Band 1 since 2009 and as an Eminent Practitioner in 2014) in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, Bob represents clients in oil and gas exploration, production and marketing, major pipeline transportation and liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, uranium mining and production, electric power generation and transmission, and energy utility businesses. He acts in the purchase and sale of businesses, establishing new businesses, structuring joint ventures and partnerships, and advising management in strategic decision making for Canadian and foreign corporations. He is a director of ATCO Ltd. and CU Inc.; the President, CEO and Chair of the Board of Milit-Air Inc.; a former director of the Canadian Energy Law Foundation and the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; past president of the Royal Military Colleges Club of Canada; and former Honorary Counsel to the Royal Military Colleges Club of Canada Foundation Inc.  Bob entered law school as a Dunn Scholar and was awarded the Oil & Gas Prize upon graduation. He is Honorary Counsel to the Conference of Defence Associations, and the CDA Institute.
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On January 31, 2017, Statoil Canada Ltd. completed the sale of its Alberta oil sands assets to Athabasca Oil Corporation for total consideration of $582 million. The consideration consisted of approximately $435 million in cash, 100 million common shares and contingent value payments triggered at oil prices above US$65/bbl WTI.