Contractual Issues Relating to Acquisitions and Divestments (morning)


  • May 31, 2017 from 8:30am to 12:00pm


This half day seminar is intended for senior landmen who are involved in the acquisition and divestment of oil and gas assets and who wish to enhance their ability to identify the issues and respond appropriately.


This seminar will focus on the legal aspects of the acquisition of oil and gas reserves and facilities. Special emphasis will be on legal issues, such as the rights to deposit, basic tax issues, the treatment of effective date vs. closing date, conditions precedent, consents, ROFRs, due diligence and indemnities.

Registration Fee includes beverages and snacks.


Nathan Roberts - Associate

Nathan is an associate in Dentons' Securities and Corporate Finance Group.  His practice involves all matters pertaining to securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate/commercial transactions.

Nathan draws on his engineering background and years of oilfield experience when advising on oil and gas and energy matters.

George Antonopoulos - Partner

George's expertise is in the area of energy law acting for energy companies on a broad range of commercial transactions.  His practice focuses primarily on the planning, drafting, negotiation and completion of complex energy transactions and project work in both the upsteam oil and gas sectors, including advising clients with respect to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint venture arrangements, commodity transportation, terminalling and storage arrangements, corporate re-organizations, and energy project development.

George has developed a specialized expertise with respect to joint venture/partnership relationships in large scale energy projects, specifically in the unconventional resource areas of oil sands and shale gas development.  He also frequently advises on both the transporter and shipper side of oil and gas pipeline transportation projects, including with respect to the drafting and negotiation of long term transportation arrangements.

Catherine Chan - Associate

Catherine routinely acts for energy companies and has represented major exploration and production companies and National Oil Companies in complex multi-billion dollar commercial transactions (including acquisition/divestments and joint venture agreements), major Canadian pipeline companies in drafting joint operating and transportation agreements and an array of oil and gas service providers in a wide scope of corporate/commercial matters.  She has a strong skillset in negotiating, drafting, and closing complex commercial transactions, with a focus on identifying key risks and ensuring that the clients' interests are protected.

CAPL Credits: 3 Credits
AAPL Credits: 3 Credits
Fee: CAPL Member $175 plus GST
  Non-Member $275 plus GST
This course has been Cancelled.