Searching Content indexed under Energy Law by Fasken ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
1 2  
Bill 34 - Less Transparency In The Rate-Setting Process For Electricity
We are closely following the progress of the Bill and will keep you informed of the latest developments.
31 Jul 2019
NERSA Consultation Papers On The Draft Amendments To The Small Scale Embedded Generation (SSEGs) Exemption Rules
This consultation paper calls for comments from the public once again on the Draft Notice and which are to be submitted to NERSA by 24 May 2019.
South Africa
3 Jun 2019
Global Affairs Canada Announces The Appointment Of The First Canadian Ombudsperson For Responsible Enterprise
The appointment of Ms. Sheri Meyerhoffer to the office of Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) reflects the federal government's commitment to promoting responsible business practices abroad.
6 May 2019
A Win For Independent Power Producers
Yesterday (26 March 2019), Judge P.A. Meyer handed down judgment in the High Court of South Africa (Gauteng Division, Pretoria) dismissing the application by the Coal Transporters Forum.
South Africa
2 Apr 2019
SCC Finds NEB Has Mandate To Consult
The SCC decisions arose from two decisions of the NEB. The first was a decision granting authorizations to TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ("TGS") to conduct an offshore seismic survey...
11 Aug 2017
Court Decision Stark Reminder Of Risk Of Breach Of Administrative Law Principles
During regulatory proceedings, applicants often have to decide whether to oppose the "standing" of other parties who wish to participate in the proceedings
14 Oct 2013
Supreme Court of Canada Grants Leave to Appeal in Keewatin
On September 19, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada granted Grassy Narrows First Nation leave to appeal the Keewatin v. Ontario (Ministry of Natural Resources)[1] decision rendered by the Ontario Court of Appeal on March 18, 2013.
20 Sep 2013
OSC Identifies Major Concerns in Mining Technical Report Disclosure
On June 27, 2013, the OSC issued Staff Notice 43-705 Report on Staff’s Review of Technical Reports by Ontario Mining Issuers summarizing the results of a review conducted on technical reports prepared by Ontario mining issuers.
29 Aug 2013
Proposed Changes To The Northwest Territories And Nunavut Mining Regulations
On June 29, 2013, the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada ("AANDC") published a notice of proposed changes to the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Mining Regulations (the "Current Regulations") in the Canada Gazette and is seeking public comment during a sixty (60) day period ending on August 28, 2013.
23 Aug 2013
Alberta Government Releases New Aboriginal Consultation Policy
On August 16, 2013, the Alberta Government released its new Policy on Consultation with First Nations on Land and Natural Resource Management. The Policy is expected to come into effect this fall and will replace the prior Policy, which was adopted in 2005. A draft of the new Policy was circulated for review and comment earlier this year.
22 Aug 2013
New Alberta Energy Regulator Approves Dover Oil Sands Project Despite Aboriginal Concerns
On August 6, 2013, the new Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) released its decision on an application made by Dover Operating Corporation (Dover) to construct and operate a bitumen recovery project northwest of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The Project would use steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) technology.
15 Aug 2013
US District Court Upholds SEC Conflict Minerals Disclosure Rule
On July 23, 2013, the US District Court for the District of Columbia (District Court) upheld the rule adopted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in August 2012 to implement certain disclosure requirements for US reporting issuers that use conflict minerals originating in and around the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
26 Jul 2013
WTO Appellate Body Rules Against Canada In Renewable Energy Case
On May 6, 2013, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body issued its decision affirming an earlier panel ruling that Canada had violated its national treatment obligations by offering green energy incentives that included domestic content requirements in Ontario that favoured local suppliers.
14 May 2013
Damages Claim For Treaty Infringement From Cumulative Impacts Allowed To Proceed
In Lameman v. Alberta, 2013 ABCA 148, the Alberta Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by the Crown in Right of Alberta ("Alberta") and the Attorney General of Canada ("Canada") from a decision of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench refusing to strike portions of the Statement of Claim of the Beaver Lake Cree Nation ("BLCN").
5 May 2013
Agency Seeks Comments On Proposed Changes To Activities Requiring An Environmental Assessment
The Canadian Environment Assessment Agency (the "Agency") has issued a Public Notice regarding proposed amendments to the Regulations Designating Physical Activities, SOR/2012-147 (the "Regulations").
24 Apr 2013
Bill 25
The Bill respecting mainly the implementation of certain provisions of the Budget Speech of 20 November 2012 ("Bill 25") was introduced before the Québec National Assembly last February 21.
4 Mar 2013
Griffiths Energy International Inc. Announces Bribery Charges - A Prosecution To Watch
On January 15, 2013, Calgary-based Griffiths Energy International Inc. ("Griffiths") announced that it has been charged under Section 3(1)(b) of Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act ("CFPOA").
24 Jan 2013
Blowout Caused By Fracking Leads To New Regulations
On December 12, 2012, the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) released a report (PDF) on the blowout of an oil well that occurred earlier this year near Innisfail, Alberta.
28 Dec 2012
Who Judges Adequacy? A New Arena Emerges In The Duty To Consult
On October 26, 2012, the Joint Review Panel considering Shell’s Jackpine Mine Expansion found that it did not have the jurisdiction to assess the adequacy of Crown consultation in respect of Shell’s Project.
7 Nov 2012
Alberta To Create New Unified Energy Resource Regulator
On October 24, 2012, the Alberta government introduced legislation to unify upstream energy resource regulation in Alberta under the control of a single regulator. Under Bill 2, the Responsible Energy Development Act, the Alberta Energy Regulator will be created, combining the existing regulatory functions of the Energy Resources Conservation Board and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development.
30 Oct 2012
Links to Result pages
1 2