Natural Resources & Energy Overview
Our firm has extensive experience with issues relating to the development and allocation of Natural Resources. We frequently provide advice regarding pulp and paper operations, oil and gas development, mining rights, hydro-electric development, exploration, mine operations and closures, forest management licenses, First Nations and related treaty land entitlement issues, the purchase, sale and leasing of natural resource assets and related financings, environmental issues related to the use of natural resources, joint ventures related to the exploration for, extraction and processing of minerals, tolling arrangements, title opinions in acquisitions and leasing, labour, technology transfers, natural resource taxation, and government relations.
- Oil and Gas
- Water Resources
- Natural Resource Taxation
Pattern Energy Group & St. Joseph Windfarm Ltd.
Elmer had significant involvement on property related matters for Pattern Energy Group and St. Joseph Windfarm Ltd. in the development of the 138 MW wind power project in St. Joseph, Manitoba, the largest wind farm in Manitoba. . Read more...
External counsel to HudBay Minerals Inc
External counsel to HudBay Minerals Inc. in obtaining environmental regulatory approvals for its $700 million Lalor zinc-copper-gold project near Snow Lake, Manitoba. Read more...
External Counsel to Manitoba Hydro
External Counsel to Manitoba Hydro in negotiating comprehensive settlement agreements with numerous First Nations and most recently in negotiating a partnership and development agreement with First Nations for the development of two new hydro-electric generating facilities: the 695-megawatt Keeyask project, currently in the environmental assessment stage, valued at $5. 6 billion and the 200-megawatt Wuskwatim project, currently under construction, valued at $1. 3 billion. Read more...