Energy and Natural Resources

The Langlois lawyers Energy & Natural Resources group is respected for the depth and breadth of its members’ knowledge of the industry, particularly in connection with renewable energy production (wind energy, hydroelectricity and cogeneration) and the extraction and transformation of natural resources (forestry, pulp and paper, mineral resources, and fossil fuels). Whether the issue is business-related or regulatory, and whether it relates to a major energy project, an exploration or production company, a services provider or a government, our team is committed to providing you with the services you need, including: 

  • Purchases, sales and financing that involve public or private entities in the energy and natural resources sector
  • BAPE hearings and public consultations relating to resource development projects
  • Collective agreements and employee benefits plans for projects
  • Mining rights and oil and gas rights
  • Development and operation agreements
  • Environmental assessments, approvals, regulations, and compliance
  • Negotiations concerning royalties
  • Advising and reviewing compliance in relation to bid preparation in public and private procurement processes;
  • Planning, implementing and managing projects
  • Creating, maintaining and assigning surface rights
  • Privacy and access to information
  • Regulatory and property law issues
  • Procurement and construction issues
  • Easements and access rights, and compensation for use and expropriation
  • Regulated rate structures;
  • Structuring projects.