Assessment and Analysis of the Decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal in OMERS Energy v. Alberta (Energy Resources Conservation Board)

  • Alicia Quesnel Partner at Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
  • Aaron Rogers Legal Counsel at Inter Pipeline Fund
Keywords: Energy Law, Petroleum Law

Abstract

This article provides an assessment of how the findings of the Alberta Court of Appeal in OMERS Energy v. Alberta (Energy Resources Conservation Board) compare and conflict with the approach historically taken by Canadian courts addressing the capability of a well and related issues. The authors then provide an analysis of uncertainties created by the findings of the Court and discuss the implications of the decision for the upstream oil and gas industry.

 

How to Cite
Quesnel, A., & Rogers, A. (1). Assessment and Analysis of the Decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal in OMERS Energy v. Alberta (Energy Resources Conservation Board). Alberta Law Review, 50(2), 337. https://doi.org/10.29173/alr253
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