Recent Regulatory and Legislative Developments of Interest to Energy Lawyers

  • Rosa Twyman
  • Michelle Forrieter
Keywords: Energy Law, Petroleum Law


The purpose of this article is to highlight and discuss legislative and regulatory developments relevant to energy lawyers, including electricity matters, and related jurisprudence that have arisen during the 12-month period from May 2010 to April 2011. This article focuses primarily on decisions before the relevant courts and tribunals in the areas of facilities, tolls and tariffs, the duty to consult, jurisdictional issues, review and variance decisions, surface rights, and standing decisions. In addition, this paper highlights developments in legislation, policy, and guidelines.

Author Biographies

Rosa Twyman
Twyman Jamieson LLP, Calgary, Alberta.
Michelle Forrieter
Twyman Jamieson LLP, Calgary, Alberta.