RLC is one of the leading regulatory law firms in the Alberta electricity sector, representing a diverse set of clients, including project developers, operators and regulated utilities. RLC has extensive experience and knowledge in regulated rate matters, including transmission and distribution tariffs, facility applications and market rules. We represent clients’ interests before the Alberta Utilities Commission, the Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Tolls & Tariffs
RLC has a deep understanding of pipeline tolls and tariffs and electricity tariff matters. We represent clients and groups of large consumers before the Canada Energy Regulator and utilities or other interveners before the Alberta Utilities Commission, the Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Oil & Gas
RLC provides comprehensive legal regulatory support for our oil and gas clients. We help secure approvals for the construction and operation or expansion of facilities, and provide audit support to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements at all times. We appear regularly before the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Canada Energy Regulator on oil and gas related matters.
RLC works with clients to develop strategies to obtain timely approval for new projects and ensure regulatory compliance. RLC litigates disputes of all potential regulatory challenges for the organizations involved in pipeline development and operations before the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Canada Energy Regulator.
RLC’s regulatory expertise includes rate regulation of water utilities. RLC provides the relevant legal regulatory knowledge and strategy to approve or oppose water utility matters by acting for water utilities, including residential developers or interveners, before the Alberta Utilities Commission.
Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC Trans Mountain Expansion Project Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity OC-065 Application for Variance and Condition Relief under the Certificate Mountain 3 Horizontal Directional Drill, CER Reasons for Decision (C28265-3; A8W1D0)
Link to Decision Summarized Gas - Facilities Application Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (“Trans Mountain”), pursuant to s 190 of the Canadian Energy Regulator Act , submitted an application to vary...
Northstone Power Corporation Application for an Order Permitting the Sharing of Records Not Available to the Public Regarding the Elmworth Generation Station, AUC Decision 28781-D01-2024
Link to Decision Summarized Electricity - Markets Application Northstone Power Corporation (“Northstone”) applied pursuant to s 3 of the Fair, Efficient and Open Competition Regulation (“FEOCR”)...
Green Block Mining Corp. Decision on Application for Review and Variance of Decision 26379-D05-2023 Settlement Agreement with Green Block Mining Corp., formerly Link Global Technologies Inc., AUC Decision 28792-D01-2024
Link to Decision Summarized Review and Variance – Administrative Penalty Application Green Block Mining Corp. (“Green Block”) requested a 30-day extension for payment of the penalty ordered in...