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It’s Getting Hot, Hot, Hot…

by Renee Matthews
Solicitor & Co-Founder (CITO Treble)
Geothermal Energy Potential in Western Canada As summer approaches, Western Canada is...

Do You Believe in Magic? The International Energy Agency and Czeslaw Milosz’s Ketman

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
For years, the International Energy Agency (IEA) were side commentators on energy...

Led Zeppelin V: The Future Geopolitics of Helium

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
The news is starting to circulate in North America, the UK and...

Going International. CITO at Calgary Petroleum Club.

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
In Going International, Pat Cunningham and Tony Cioni review the commercial, political,...

Mark Twain, Geopolitics & Petroleum Price Spikes

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
The last few years have seen many news predictions of the death...

What goes up, but never comes down?*

by Renee Matthews
Solicitor & Co-Founder (CITO Treble)
There has been a lot of press of late highlighting the emerging...

How to Connect Solar Projects to Distribution Grids in Alberta

by Nick Bryanskiy
Regulatory Counsel & International Advisor
How to Join Your Solar Project to the Alberta Grid Grid Connection...

The Electron and the Elephant in the Room

by Renee Matthews
Solicitor & Co-Founder (CITO Treble)
The push is on to “reset” global economies with a decisive emphasis...

2021 Reasons to be Cheerful (Part 3)*

by Pat Cunningham
International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
A shot of optimism is in order as we look to finish...

Business of the Future

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
It is the Business of the Future to Be Dangerous The last...

The Princess Bride, Energy Policy Failure & Canadian Lunch Money

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
As we are all too aware, capital spending in the Canadian petroleum...

Stupid is as Stupid Doesn’t

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
Canadian Energy Policy, ESG & Toxic Social Media I have been recently...

Do Diligence !

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
In our last post, we stressed the idea of undertaking robust risk-reward...

Going International: Stepping Out of the Lawyer Box

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
Whether you work in oil service, upstream or midstream, the international petroleum...

Sanctions, Corruption, Money Laundering

by Nick Bryanskiy
Regulatory Counsel & International Advisor

SOS for Business – International Risk Assessment

by Pat Cunningham
International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)

Lost in Translation – Practical International Negotiation

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)

Big Law Pay: Pay Cuts or Paper Cuts ?

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
About a month ago, April 5th to be exact, the Globe and...

Face Time and Brown Nosing and FaceTime

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
During this quarantine period, we have repeatedly heard about the success with...

The Big Office: Big Law’s Obstacle to Changing Real Estate Cost Structure

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
If necessity is the mother of invention, then Alberta should be a...

Big Law and Associate Layoffs: Sensible Cost Control or a Misstep?

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
Just over one month into the twin crises of Covid-19 and Low...

Modelling Big Law: A Devil’s Bargain, or a Path to Something New for Clients?

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
In 2017, In-House Counsel Network (shout out to the ICN) invited me...

Big Law, Rabbits & Hats

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
What goes up, but never goes down? The answer to the old...

The Rise of In-House and Big Law’s Bet on M&A and Financing

by Tony Cioni
Solicitor, International Advisor & Co-Founder (CITO Energy Group)
Prices have pushed clients to preserve liquidity. Cost savings have become the...