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Ashton Menuz

Ashton Menuz
Ashton Menuz Associate | Calgary
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Recent representative matters include acting for:

  • Suncor Energy Inc. on its acquisition of TotalEnergies EP Canada Ltd. from TotalEnergies for C$5.5-billion and additional contingent payments of up to C$600-million

  • Suncor Energy Inc. on the sale of its wind and solar assets for C$730-million to Canadian Utilities Limited

  • Suncor Energy Inc. on its C$688-million acquisition of an additional 14.65% working interest in the Fort Hills Project from Teck Resources Limited

  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation on its C$11.4-billion joint venture with KKR & Co. Inc. to merge their western Canadian natural gas processing assets

  • Cenovus Energy Inc. on its acquisition of the remaining 50% of the Sunrise oil sands project from BP Canada Energy Group ULC for C$600-million, a variable payment of up to C$600-million and Cenovus' 35% position in the Bay du Nord project

  • Coastal GasLink Pipeline Limited Partnership in its negotiation of revised agreements with LNG Canada to allow for the continued execution of the approximately C$11.2-billion pipeline project

  • Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc., a wastewater treatment system provider and fertilizer producer, on its collaboration with Evoqua Water Technologies for Ostara’s nutrient recovery technology in North American and Western European municipal markets

  • Nutrien Ltd. on its commercialization agreement with a technology developer for development, commercialization and production of potash, nitrogen and phosphate-based fertilizer products incorporating micronized sulfur

  • A large Canadian bank for its negotiations with its primary payment networks

  • Waterous Energy Fund on its acquisition of a 45% interest in Osum Oil Sands Corp.

  • Jupiter Resources Ltd. in its approximately C$630-million sale to Tourmaline Oil Corp.

  • TC Energy Corporation on its sale of a 65% equity stake in the Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project to KKR and AIMCo and the concurrent execution of a credit agreement providing non-recourse project-level financing to fund the majority of construction costs for the project

  • Canadian counsel to Heartland Generation Ltd., an affiliate of Energy Capital Partners, on its C$835-million acquisition of Canadian Utilities Ltd.'s natural gas and coal electricity generation interests in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario

  • Suncor Energy Inc. on its investment in Enerkem Inc., a Canadian biofuel technology company

  • Strath Resources Ltd. on the acquisition of Montney assets from Parmount Resources Ltd. for total consideration of C$340-million, paid 50% in cash and 50% in common shares of Strath

  • Rally Chain Technologies Inc. on the sale of its blockchain business to Finhaven Technology Inc.

Awards & Recognition

Ashton has been recognized in the following publication:

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada – 2023–2024 (Corporate Law)

Professional Activities

Ashton is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association.


Admitted to the Alberta Bar – 2018
JD (With Distinction, Horace Harvey Gold Medalist), University of Alberta – 2017
BComm (Hon.), Queen's University – 2014

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