We regularly counsel clients on issues pertaining to oil and gas refining, processing, transportation and storage, as well as represent them in proceedings related to permitting, development projects, and interpretation and application of environmental legislation. Our industry knowledge is enhanced by serving a diverse client base, including exploration and production companies, midstreamers, marketers, refiners, utility companies, facility and pipeline owners and operators, industrial users, industry financiers, and other stakeholders.
Blakes Oil & Gas lawyers have represented clients on the purchase and sale of upstream oil and gas assets, as well as midstream facilities such as pipeline systems, upgraders, refineries, extraction facilities, liquefied natural gas terminals and infrastructure. Working collaboratively with our leading Capital Markets, Financial Services, Financial Services Regulatory and Mergers & Acquisitions lawyers, we advise and assist with raising capital, regulatory restrictions, environmental regulations and compliance, as well as on all aspects of mergers, acquisitions and dispositions.
Clients benefit from our long tradition of multidisciplinary excellence encompassing mergers and acquisitions, tax law, securities issues, financing opportunities, infrastructure concerns, regulatory matters, competition law, creative partnering, stakeholder relations, and high-stakes litigation. Our team approach enables us to provide comprehensive representation and uniquely positions us to help our clients achieve their business goals.
In addition to providing transactional and operations advice, our Financial Services Regulatory lawyers frequently appear before federal and provisional regulatory boards and tribunals, including the National Energy Board, the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board and the Ontario Energy Board. Our litigators represent clients at all levels of courts throughout Canada.