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McCarthy Tétrault
SUITE 4000, 421 7TH AVENUE SW
CALGARY AB T2P 4K9
Canada

Work Department

Energy: Provincial Regulatory & Litigation

Position

Gordon Nettleton is a partner in McCarthy Tétrault’s Oil & Gas Group and co-head of the National Environmental, Regulatory & Aboriginal Group. He specializes in energy regulatory, Aboriginal, environmental, and business law matters, and has significant experience in the regulation of oil & gas, including liquefied natural gas, pipelines and projects, and electricity industries. Gordon’s clients have included shippers on major pipelines and applicant pipeline companies seeking facilities and tolling approvals. He also has acted for Canada’s largest transmission and distribution utilities in respect of major rates revenue applications and facility expansion approvals. Gordon regularly appears before the Commission of the Canadian Energy Regulator (formerly the National Energy Board) and provincial regulatory tribunals including the Alberta Energy Regulator, the Alberta Utilities Commission, the Ontario Energy Board, the British Columbia Utilities Commission, and the New Brunswick Energy Utilities Board.

Career

Alberta Bar, 1993; Ontario Bar, 2012

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas

Led out of Calgary by transactional oil and gas lawyers, McCarthy Tétrault‘s practice is well-versed across a range of asset acquisitions and disposals, financings, joint ventures and commercial arrangements. Brian Bidyk, who has recently undertaken transactions for clients such as West Lake Energy and Bench Creek Resources, co-heads the department alongside Kerri Howard, who advises on energy-related M&A, securities offerings and other transactional matters. Gordon Nettleton is a key contact for energy regulatory, Indigenous and environmental law matters.