Eamon Hurley


 | Calgary

Eamon Hurley is a partner in the Energy Group at Cassels. His practice focuses on the oil and gas industry, including both private and public companies, involving both producers and service companies. Eamon offers over 25 years of experience in the energy sector as both a legal and financial advisor, having advised on issues in Canada, the United States, Southeast Asia, and the United Kingdom.

Eamon’s experience includes having served as General Counsel for the Canadian subsidiary of an American global independent oil and gas company and as GC for two private international exploration companies. Eamon was also the managing director in the energy group of an independent international investment bank and served on the investment committee of a diversified, energy focused, Western Canadian private investment fund headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Eamon has assisted clients in all aspects of energy law, including all stages of asset acquisitions and dispositions, farmouts, risk assessment and mitigation, and diverse joint venture relationships. He has provided advice relating to lease and production sharing contract issues, joint operating agreements, royalty agreements, facility agreements and service agreements. Eamon’s practice has also involved the examination, management and resolution of government and public stakeholder matters in various jurisdictions. In the course of his experience, Eamon has advised clients on financing matters and been directly involved in negotiations with leading global financial institutions and sovereign wealth funds.

Eamon has advised companies from inception, initial financing, growth and the sale of the entity.

Eamon also has a general corporate practice that involves assisting small businesses with contractual matters, governance, and financing.

Eamon’s recent representative experience includes:

  • Private equity financing for Covee Energy Corporation, an Alberta focused oil and gas start-up enterprise
  • Valeura Energy to Acquire Thai Offshore Concessions from Mubadala Petroleum
  • Private company disposition of SE Sask oil and gas assets
  • Private oil and gas services company domestic and international master service agreements and representative agreements
  • Share Purchase Agreement between private direct lithium extraction company and TSX-V company, Volt Lithium Corp.
  • Water Treatment and Lithium Extraction Agreement between private direct lithium extraction company and private oil and gas production company

Prior to joining Cassels, Eamon was Counsel with the Calgary office of a global law firm.

  • Fuel for School Breakfast Program, Founder
  • Development Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary, Fundraiser
  • Earl Grey Golf Course, Past-Member of Board of Directors
  • Youth Soccer, Hockey and Baseball Coach
  • LL.B., University of Saskatchewan, 1993
  • Alberta, 1994
  • Association of International Energy Negotiators
  • Calgary Bar Association, Past President
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Petroleum Acquisition & Divestment Association