OBE Consent Order Re: Details of Commercial Dispute with Woodland Cree First Nation Release

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 202444 Views

COURT FILE NUMBER : 2401 -01763

COURT : COURT OF KING’S BENCH OF ALBERTA

JUDICIAL CENTRE : CALGARY

APPLICANTS : OBSIDIAN ENERGY LTD.

RESPONDENTS :  WOODLAND CREE FIRST NATION, DEREK AUGER, and all other persons unknown to the Applicant occupying, blocking, physically impeding, or delaying access, at or in the vicinity of the area in and around the 5-21-82-15 W5M Riser Site or BTE Road LOC032807

DOCUMENT : CONSENT ORDER

UPON THE APPLICATION of the Applicant, Obsidian Energy Ltd. for an interim injunction; AND UPON having read the Affidavits of Jenna Adams and Kurt Hewitt; AND UPON reviewing the undertaking signed by the Applicant; AND UPON having noted consent of counsel for the Parties;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

1. The Respondents and anyone having notice of this Order are restrained, enjoined, and prohibited from:

(a) physically preventing, impeding, restricting or in any way physically interfering with, or counselling others to prevent, impede, restrict or physically interfere with, any person or vehicle travelling to or accessing the 5-21-82-15 W5M (the “5-21 Riser”) and the battery site at 4-33-082-15W5 (the “4-33 BTY”) accessed via the Baytex Energy Ltd. lease access road (“BTE Road LOC032807”) and the Seal Noel Road, and Obsidian licensed well sites located in the vicinity of 13-18-83-17W5; 15-19-082-16W5; 08-28-082-18W5; and Ol li-084-16W5 approximately 75 kilometres from Peace River, Alberta;

(the “Work Area”);

(b) threatening or intimidating Obsidian, its contractors or subcontractors and their respective employees, servants, agents or other persons working in the Work Area;

(c) physically interfering with or counselling others to physically interfere with the performance by Obsidian of its contractual relations with its employees, servants, agents or other persons working in the Work Area; and

(d) creating a nuisance by physically obstructing Obsidian, its contractors or subcontractors from carrying on their business in the Work Area.

2. A Civil Enforcement Bailiff may solicit and obtain the assistance of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and/or the appropriate police authority in the jurisdiction in question (the “Police”) should they deem such assistance necessary to carry out its duties in the within matter and the Police are ordered to enforce the injunction/order issued by the Court.

3. The parties are permitted to vary or set aside any interim Order upon reasonable notice to all other parties.

4. Obsidian shall apply within 10 days of this Order to extend or vary this order, or seek further injunctive relief, and will diligently proceed to a hearing of the application. Subject to the direction of the Court, counsel to the Parties will establish a procedural schedule for the exchange of
affidavits and legal briefs.

5. This Interim Order shall expire on the hearing date of the application for an interlocutory injunction, or April 30,2024, whichever is later.

Consented to this 23rd day of February, 2024 Consented to this 22nd day of February, 2024

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