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Oil pump with solar panels and the sunset
Oil pump with solar panels and the sunset

OIL & GAS

Making the right business decisions at the right time is essential to staying competitive and profitable in a rapidly changing oil and gas industry. At McMillan, we leverage local expertise and international relationships to help clients succeed in today’s intricate economic and regulatory climate. Of Canada’s top energy law firms, our leading team of professionals offer longstanding experience and knowledge of where the industry has been and where it’s going.

With extensive transactional and regulatory energy experience, McMillan’s oil and gas lawyers advise clients across the entire industry at every stage of the petroleum lifecycle. We serve as trusted legal counsel to oil and gas leaders and innovators, including explorers and producers, oil sands, transportation, refineries, petrochemical plants and facilities, LNG plants and facilities, retailers, engineering and oilfield services.

Consolidation and expansion are recurring themes in the oil and gas sector. McMillan’s oil and gas lawyers have significant experience with complex mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other commercial contracts and agreements. Whether you are an acquirer, a target, a board of directors, a financial advisor or an investor, we work closely with you to create effective strategies, manage deals, reduce legal risk, and negotiate terms unique to you and your business objectives.

Our oil and gas lawyers work closely with other professionals of the firm, drawing on their depth of knowledge in employment and labour, corporate finance, joint ventures, tax, litigation, environmental and regulatory law. Committed to developing a deep understanding of your business and its challenges, we provide unique legal solutions that navigate change, mitigate risk and maximize business potential.

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Paul Barbeau

Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions | Capital Markets & Securities

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