Recent Regulatory and Legislative Developments of Interest to Oil and Gas Lawyers, 2007 — 2008
AbstractThis article highlights regulatory and legislative developments during the period of May 2007 through April 2008 that are of interest to oil and gas lawyers. The article primarily examines decisions and other related jurisprudence of the National Energy Board and the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, the latter of which was split into the Energy Resources Conservation Board and the Alberta Utilities Commission on 1 January 2008. Additionally, the article details policy and legislative developments affecting the National Energy Board and the two new Alberta regulators. Regulatory developments at the Alberta Surface Rights Board and in other jurisdictions are also considered.
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