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Katie Slipp

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Representative matters include the following:

  • Representing ENMAX Power Corp. in various facilities applications before the Alberta Utilities Commission

  • Representing Suncor Energy Inc. in a proceeding before the Canada Energy Regulator regarding an Enbridge Mainline Open Season

  • Representing TransGas Limited in its intervention before the Canada Energy Regulator regarding an application for a NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. pipeline expansion project

  • Advising and representing Energy Capital Partners in the purchase of generation assets and related applications before the Alberta Utilities Commission and British Columbia Utilities Commission

  • Representing shipper group in intervention before the National Energy Board regarding Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline tolling and abandonment surcharge matters

  • Representing TransGas Limited in its intervention before the National Energy Board in respect of an application for approval of long-term fixed price service on the TransCanada Mainline

  • Representing producer group in intervention before the National Energy Board in respect of NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. pipeline system expansion facilities

  • Representing Cutbank Ridge Partnership in its intervention before the National Energy Board in respect of tolling matters related to an expansion of the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. pipeline system in northeast British Columbia and subsequent review application

  • Assisting TransCanada PipeLines Limited and related companies in respect of a comprehensive toll restructuring application before the National Energy Board

  • Advising shippers in their intervention before the National Energy Board in respect of an application for priority destination designation of a refinery

  • Assisting TransCanada Keystone Pipeline GP Ltd. in a Federal Court of Appeal proceeding dealing with Aboriginal law issues arising from a National Energy Board pipeline approval

  • Advising on regulatory and environmental approvals processes for the development and operation of liquefied natural gas facilities and associated infrastructure, as well as natural gas export licence requirements

  • Advising and representing Grand Rapids Pipeline GP Ltd. before the Alberta Energy Regulator and Alberta Surface Rights Board in respect of its dual pipeline system, including engineering, environmental, stakeholder consultation, Aboriginal and land acquisition matters

  • Advising and representing operator in proceedings before a joint review panel, in respect of an oil sands mine application, and the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board, in respect of an oil sands upgrader application

  • Advising and representing AltaLink Management Ltd. in connection with its land acquisition and compensation programs for various transmission lines and associated infrastructure and associated right of entry compensation proceedings before the Alberta Surface Rights Board

  • Representing public utility in applications to the British Columbia Utilities Commission seeking approval of various corporate transactions

  • Advising and representing natural gas developer operating in northeast British Columbia in matters before the British Columbia Oil & Gas Appeal Tribunal and the British Columbia Surface Rights Board

Awards & Recognition

Katie is recognized in the following publications:

  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 (Energy: Provincial Regulatory)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 (Energy: Oil & Gas)
Professional Activities

Katie is a co-chair of the Blakes Student Committee, is involved with the Women at Blakes Network and sits on the Planning Committee of the Canadian Energy Law Forum. Katie is also a member of The Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association.

Publications
Professional Appearances
  • Co-presenter: Annual Aboriginal Law Update
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, February 27, 2020.
  • Co-presenter: Recent Developments and Issues in Environmental Law
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, October 3, 2019.
  • Co-presenter: Recent Legislative and Regulatory Developments
    Canadian Energy Law Foundation (CELF) Jasper Research Seminar, June 15, 2019.
  • Co-presenter: Annual Aboriginal Law Update
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, February 13, 2019.
Education
Admitted to the Alberta Bar - 2005
LL.B., University of Calgary - 2004
B.Comm., University of Calgary - 2001
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