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Scott Clarke

Scott W. N. Clarke
Scott W. N. Clarke Partner | Calgary
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Recently, Scott has represented:

  • BluEarth Renewables Inc. on the transfer of Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan's ownership of BluEarth to DIF Infrastructure V

  • Trinidad Drilling Ltd. with respect to the hostile take-over bid made by Ensign Energy Services Inc.

  • BluEarth Renewables Inc. on its:
    • Acquisition of four operating renewable energy projects from Veresen Inc.
    • Acquisition and financing of five operational solar plants in Ontario
    • Acquisition and financing of the ten Butter Solar projects in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa
    • Acquisition and financing of the 19.8 MW Adams and 19.8 MW Danielson wind facilities in Minnesota
    • Joint venture with the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte for the development of the 54 MW Loyalist Solar project in Ontario
    • Joint venture with the Batchewana First Nation for the development of the 58 MW Bow Lake Wind Farm in Ontario
    • Acquisition of the rights to develop the three-stage, 33 MW Narrows Inlet hydro project, and its partnering with the Sechelt First Nation

  • Hyduke Energy Services Inc. on its acquisitions of Western Manufacturing Inc. and Avalanche Metal Industries Ltd.

  • Trinidad Drilling Ltd. on its:
    • C$505-million acquisition of CanElson Drilling Inc.
    • Joint venture with Halliburton to provide and operate drilling rigs for Halliburton's international integrated projects
    • C$140-million offering of common shares and C$300-million debt financing
    • Acquisition of Victory Rig Equipment Corporation for C$16-million

  • Prairie Storm Energy Corp. on its C$400-million capitalization by Natural Gas Partners

  • Novus Energy Inc. on its acquisition by Yanchang Petroleum International Limited of China

  • An underwriting syndicate in connection with the spinout and initial public offering of TransAlta Renewables Inc.

  • Millennium Stimulation Services Ltd., a private pressure pumping and well completion services company, on its start-up and subsequent financings

  • Gran Tierra Energy Inc. on its acquisition of Petrolifera Petroleum Limited

Awards & Recognition

Scott is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2020 (Energy & Natural Resources: Power)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business - 2019-2020 (Corporate and Commercial)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2019-2020 (Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Securities Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Corporate Mid-Market and Corporate Finance & Securities)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2019 (Energy: Power)

  • Acritas Stars 2019: Independently Rated Lawyers (Nominated as a stand-out lawyer by senior in-house counsel)

Professional Activities

Scott is currently a member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Alberta Securities Commission.

Admitted to the Alberta Bar - 1998
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School - 1997
B.Comm. (Co-op, Hon.), Memorial University of Newfoundland - 1994
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