Vivek Warrier practises primarily in the areas of infrastructure project development and private mergers and acquisitions in the energy industry. His practice encompasses the entire petroleum, natural gas and power value chain, from upstream exploration and production to midstream transportation and processing solutions and the marketing of energy products. Recently, Vivek has been engaged as primary counsel on projects at the forefront of emerging trends in the Canadian energy industry, including the development of liquefied natural gas export facilities on both the west and east coasts of Canada, renewable energy projects across the country, joint ventures in emerging resource plays in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan and the development of crude oil rail transloading facilities throughout western Canada. He is consistently sought out by clients for the negotiation, conduct and completion of complex purchase and sale transactions and frequently advises clients in the structuring, ownership, and operation of energy infrastructure projects. He also advises clients on all types of contractual issues arising from construction, procurement, participation, joint operating and service-related agreements.
NEP Canada Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Newton Energy Partners LLC of Houston and a portfolio company of Kayne Anderson Funds, indirectly sold all of the outstanding shares in NEP Canada ULC, its Canadian exploration and production operating subsidiary, to Aspenleaf Energy Ltd.
On October 18, 2017, Schlumberger Production Management (SPM), along with Torxen Energy, entered into a definitive agreement for the purchase of the Palliser Block assets located in Alberta from Cenovus Energy Inc., an integrated Canadian oil company, for cash consideration of $1.3 billion. The deal closed on December 7, 2017.
On January 20, 2017, Murphy Oil Canada (Murphy) completed the sale of Peace River heavy oil lands in the Peace River Oilsands Area (Greater Seal Area) to Baytex Energy Ltd. (Baytex) for consideration in the amount of $65 million.
On February 27, 2015, Calgary-based Newalta Corporation (Newalta) completed the sale of its Industrial Division to Revolution Acquisition LP (Revolution), a subsidiary of Toronto-based Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc. (Birch Hill), for cash proceeds of $300 million. The Industrial Division is comprised of several business streams including major facilities and assets located across Canada. The sale creates a new stand-alone company, Terrapure Environmental, which has its headquarters in Burlington, Ontario.