2014 In Review: Top 10 Canadian Judicial Decisions Of Import To The Oil And Gas Industry

Author:Mr Michael Marion, Daniel B.R. Johnson, Karen A. Salmon, Alan Ross, Michael G. Massicotte and Rick Williams
Profession:Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

2014 saw the Supreme Court of Canada significantly develop the law in areas critical to the oil and gas industry, including Aboriginal title, the interpretation and performance of commercial contracts, intentional torts, access to justice and summary judgment. Other courts have rendered important decisions on standing to participate in administrative and court processes involving oil and gas issues, applying the concept of gross negligence to the conduct of oil and gas operators, and putting limits on who can be sued for damages arising out of oil and gas operations.

In this Bulletin we...

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