Frederick Erikson

Frederick Erickson Partner

Representative Work
  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation in its acquisition, as part of a consortium with its investment partner KKR, of a 65% interest in TC Energy’s Coastal GasLink Pipeline, with anticipated construction costs in excess of C$6B.
  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation in its C$4.35B acquisition of Kinder Morgan Canada Limited and the U.S. portion of the Cochin Pipeline system.
  • An undisclosed bidder in its proposed acquisition of Enbridge Inc.’s provincially and federally regulated natural gas pipeline and processing facilities.

  • AltaGas Ltd. in the acquisition of a 50% ownership interest in certain existing and future natural gas processing plants in the Aitken Creek area from Black Swan Energy Ltd., and related joint venture processing, transportation and marketing agreements, that also includes new AltaGas liquids handling infrastructure, for a total capital investment by AltaGas of approximately C$230M.
  • A confidential project participant in upstream and downstream commercial arrangements in connection with the LNG Canada project.

  • Centrica plc in the C$722M acquisition of its Canadian oil and gas exploration and production business by Canlin Energy Corporation, a consortium of two Hong Kong-based companies, MIE Holdings Corp. and Can-China Global Resource Fund, and Geneva-based Mercuria Energy Group.
  • Macquarie Group, as Canadian counsel, in the acquisition of Cargill Inc.’s North America power and gas business.
  • AltaGas Ltd. in commercial arrangements with Kelt Exploration Ltd. to provide energy infrastructure for the liquids-rich Montney development, including gas processing, construction, transportation, fractionation, terminalling and LPG marketing arrangements. 
  • AltaGas Ltd. in the C$165M sale of Canadian midstream and power assets to Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc.
  • Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C. (a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum), as Canadian counsel, on its joint venture with Pembina Pipeline Corporation regarding a proposed integrated propylene and polypropylene production facility in Sturgeon County, Alberta.
  • Hut 8 Mining Corp. in the establishment of a cryptocurrency mining facility in Medicine Hat, Alberta, including Hut 8’s arrangements with the City of Medicine Hat for the purchase of 42 MW of electric energy and the lease of land near the City’s new Unit 16 power plant required for the facility and related development, procurement and construction matters.
  • Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited and Power Assets Holdings Limited in their C$1.7B acquisition of a 65% indirect ownership interest in select heavy oil pipeline and storage assets from Husky Energy in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and related joint venture, financing and commercial arrangements.
  • Orca LNG Ltd. in its joint venture and offtake arrangements, and regulatory requirements, in relation to its proposed West Coast floating LNG project.
  • Centrica plc in its agreement with Qatar Petroleum International (QPI), whereby Centrica contributed its existing Canadian natural gas business into the CQ Energy Canada Partnership, and QPI acquired an indirect 40% interest through the CQ Energy Canada Partnership by contributing an additional C$200M of equity in the partnership.
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited in its agreement with Progress Energy Canada Ltd., Pacific NorthWest LNG Ltd. and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) to acquire a 10% interest in Progress Energy’s natural gas reserves in northeastern British Columbia and in the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG export facility on Canada’s West Coast, and related joint venture arrangements.
  • Centrica plc and Qatar Petroleum International in their C$1B joint acquisition of a vast majority of Suncor Energy Inc.'s remaining conventional natural gas and crude oil assets and associated infrastructure located in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.
  • EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Énergies Nouvelles, S.A., in its purchase agreement with Greengate Power Corporation and Enbridge Inc. to jointly acquire with Enbridge Inc. the 300 megawatt Blackspring Ridge Wind Project in Vulcan County, Alberta from Greengate Power Corporation.
  • Chevron/Texaco, Direct Energy and others in the acquisition and disposition of upstream oil and gas assets.
  • BP Canada in its sale of numerous upstream oil and gas and midstream facilities, including its joint venture interests in the CrossAlta gas storage facility to TransCanada Pipelines Ltd.; the Alberta Ethane Gathering System to Encana; the Edmonton Ethane Extraction Plant to AltaGas; the Cochin Pipeline System to Kinder Morgan; the Rangeland Pipeline System to Pacific Energy Partners as well as the acquisition of joint venture interests in the Empress and Cochrane extraction facilities and other midstream assets.
  • Air Liquide Canada in its formation of joint ventures with TransAlta and Dow, and with Shell, in relation to co-generation and industrial gas facilities.
  • KKR and other US hedge funds in relation to the formation of upstream and facility joint ventures.
  • BP Canada in its formation and/or restructuring of a number of joint ventures with Encana, Aux Sable, Williams Energy, Inter Pipeline, TransCanada, NOVA Chemicals, Enbridge, Provident and others.
  • Pembina Pipelines in its various crude oil, condensate and CO2 pipeline projects.