Mr. Keays practises primarily in the area of energy and resources, but also focuses on business law and corporate and commercial law. He advises clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, with a specific focus on the energy sector, both domestically and internationally. His practice has included representing clients in oil & gas asset acquisitions and divestitures, share acquisitions and divestitures, farm-in and other joint venture transactions, energy infrastructure development and commercialization, commodity marketing arrangements, pipeline transportation and midstream services arrangements, negotiation of production sharing contracts and other host government contracts, oil & gas lease negotiation and interpretation matters, royalty matters and other contractual and operational matters in the oil & gas industry. Mr. Keays' international experience includes advising oil & gas companies entering and operating in many jurisdictions in North America, Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Capital Power Corporation completed its acquisition of Goreway Power Station Holdings Inc., which owns the Goreway Power Station, from JERA Co., Inc. (JERA) and Toyota Tsusho Corporation for a total of $977 million.
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.