Recent Energy Insider Posts
All’s “Well” That Ends “Well”
The Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision in Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Ltd.
Feb 07, 2019
On January 31, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Ltd. The majority of the SCC held that end-of-life environmental remediation costs mandated by specific Alberta legislation against a bankrupt oil and gas company must be satisfied ...
Ontario Directs NextBridge to Construct the East-West Tie Transmission Line
Feb 01, 2019
On January 30, 2019, the Ontario Minister of Energy issued an Order in Council and Directive to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB), mandating that the East-West Tie Line Project will be constructed by NextBridge Infrastructure LP (NextBridge). The Directive indicates that NextBridge’s electricity tra...
Ontario Court Confirms Dismissal of Proposed Class Action Against Hydro One
Jan 25, 2019
On December 31, 2018, the Ontario Divisional Court dismissed an appeal of a November 2017 Decision denying certification of a class action against Hydro One Networks Inc. The proposed class action relates to alleged overcharges resulting from the rollout of a new customer information system start...