Selected Cases, Legislation and Developments in Oil and Gas Law


  • Rowland J. Harrison



Energy Law, Petroleum Law


The topic of Recent Cases and Developments in Oil and Gas Law was introduced at the Canadian Petroleum Law Foundation Ninth Annual Research Seminar in Oil and Gas Law. This article is the paper on the topic, extended to deal with recent legislation, delivered at the Tenth Annual Research Seminar. The article concentrates its comments and discussions on two areas of recent developments in oil and gas law, namely, the attitude of Canadian Courts to the interpretation of the freehold petroleum and natural gas lease and the applicability of the doctrine of estoppel to terminated petroleum and natural gas lease.