Recent Regulatory and Legislative Development of Interest to Oil and Gas Lawyers


  • Luigi A. Cusano
  • David M. Wood



Energy Law, Petroleum Law


In this article the authors highlight regulatory and legislative developments during the period of May 2000 through April 2001 that are of particular interest to oil and gas lawyers. Decisions of the National Energy Board and the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board are the primary focus for regulatory developments. Key policy developments, guidelines and directives of the AEUB, the Canadian-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board are also examined. With respect to legislative developments, particular emphasis is placed on Alberta and federal legislative developments, although notable developments in other jurisdictions are also highlighted.