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Matt Keen is an energy regulatory lawyer who practises in the inter-related areas of energy law, environmental assessment and permitting, tolls and tariffs, and issues concerning Indigenous peoples. He appears before tribunals such as the British Columbia Utilities Commission, Environmental Appeal Board, Alberta Utilities Commission, and the National Energy Board of Canada.

Matt has extensive experience with major industrial facility applications and the associated environmental assessment and permitting processes – most notably pipeline and powerline transmission facilities, upstream hydrocarbon developments, and downstream LNG infrastructure. He has participated in environmental assessment, joint review panel, and Royal Commission processes on behalf of major pipeline, energy and large industrial proponents.

He has also represented clients in a broad spectrum of toll and tariff proceedings concerning electricity, natural gas and crude oil pipelines, in BC, Alberta and Ontario. He has acted for pipeline shippers and major industrial electricity customers, as well as utilities and energy trading companies. Before joining us in 2011, Matt practised at a prominent national law firm in Calgary for five years, and clerked at the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench as part of his articles. He also briefly worked for a large oil and gas producer before law school and holds an undergraduate chemical engineering degree.

Locations

  • 510 West Georgia Street, Suite 1800
    Vancouver, BC V6B 0M3
    Canada
  • 400 3rd Avenue, SW, Suite 3700
    Calgary, AB T2P 4H2
    Canada

Languages

  • English
  • French

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2011
  • Alberta, 2006

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 for work in:

  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law

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