Tag: Energy

Lexpert publishes Energy special edition in Globe and Mail’s Report on Business

Lexpert published its special edition on Energy in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine on October 31. This special Energy edition includes the following feature articles: Foreign Investment: The federal government’s new rules on foreign investment may have caused a slowdown in foreign investment in 2013, but foreign state-owned enterprises have found new ways to do deals From

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Bill C-38 and the new landscape for pipelines in Canada

With the omnibus budget Bill C-38 just surviving a marathon voting session, and set to go to third and final reading in the Commons on Monday and clear the Conservative-dominated Senate by the end of next week, the landscape for energy projects, and pipelines in particular, will soon be fundamentally altered. Bill C-38 will overhaul

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Carbon tax – will the feds change their minds?

Environmentalists and energy producers, who don’t agree on much, sometimes do agree. And for many in both camps, a carbon tax is a better way to go than what the current federal government endorses: a US-style regulatory approach to controlling emissions. As Stikeman Elliott’s Canadian Energy Law pointed out: Energy industry critics and environmental groups have endorsed the

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Pembina Pipeline Extends its Reach

It’s the story of two homegrown Alberta companies coming together. Pembina Pipeline Corp. announced its plan to purchase Provident Energy Ltd. earlier this week, in a deal that “…will create one of the largest publicly traded energy infrastructure companies in Canada,” according to Pembina’s press release. The all-share deal is valued at $3.2 billion. Consolidation in the midstream

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