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Publications - Allan Ingelson

Refereed Journal Articles

  • "Strategic Planning for Energy Development in Canada" (2015) 6:2 The George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law 114-151
  • "Promoting transparency in Central African mineral development" (2015) 6:4 Canadian Institute of Mining Journal 233-239 (with Chilenye Nwapi)
    CIM Journal, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2015, pages 233-239
    CIM Journal, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2015, pages 233-239
  • "A Regulatory Comparison of Fracing Fluid Disclosure in the U.S.A., Canada. and Australia" (2014) 54:2 Natural Resources Journal (with Tina Hunter)
  • "Environmental Impact Assessment Process for Oil, Gas and Mining Projects in Nigeria: A Critical Analysis" (2014) 10(1) Law, Environment and Development Journal, published by the University of London, UK (with Chilenye Nwapi)
  • “Planning for the Future: The Creation of New Corridors for Energy Infrastructure,” (2014) 1 (2) UPES Law Review 177-217 with Chilenye Nwapi
  • Legislating Energy Transportation Corridors" (2013) 2 Environmental Law & Practice Review 114-157
  • “NAFTA Takings Update – The Glamis Decision” (2012) 5:1 Journal of World Energy Law and Business (with Lincoln Mitchell and Christine Viney)
  • "NAFTA, the Mining Law of 1872, and Environmental Protection” (2011) 51:2 Natural Resources Journal 261-286 (with Lincoln Mitchell)
  • "Adequate Consultation with Indigenous Stakeholders in Canadian Petroleum Development" (2011) 9:4 Oil, Gas and Energy Law 1-25
  • "Long-Term Liability For Carbon Capture and Storage in Depleted North American Oil and Gas Reservoirs- A Comparative Analysis," (2010) Energy Law Journal (forthcoming), co-authored with Anne Kleffner and Norma Nielson
  • "Shallow Rights Reversion: Uncertainty and Disputes" (2010) 48(2) Alberta Law Review 1-20 (with Will Randall)
  • "CBM Legal Issues - the Western U.S.A and Canada" (2010) 47(1) Rocky Mtn. Mineral Law Fdn. Journal 19-60 (with Lincoln Mitchell)
  • "Coal and Coalbed Methane Development in the Flathead --- An International Water Dispute" (2010) 22 (2) Global Business & Development Law Journal 155-191 (with Lincoln Mitchell and Sean Assie)
  • "'Fairness' and the Tax Treatment of Oil and Gas Royalty Trusts" (2009) 22(1) Canadian Petroleum Tax Journal 101-122 (with Hussein Warsame and Ryan Kalt)
  • "Philippine Environmental Impact Assessment, Mining and Genuine Development", (2009) 5(1) Law, Environment and Development Journal 1-17 (with William Holden and Meriam Bravante)
  • "The Glamis regulatory takings claim and compensation under NAFTA" (2008) 1 (2) Journal of World Energy Law and Business 1-22.
  • "Property Rights Regimes to Optimize Natural Resource Value - CBM Development and Sustainability" (2007) 47(2) Natural Resources Journal 469-496 (with Curtis Eaton and Rainer Knopff)
  • "The Disconnect Between Philippine Mining Investment Policy and Indigenous Peoples Rights" (2007) 25(4) Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law 351-414 (with William Holden)
  • "Mine Operator Liability for the Spill of an Independent Contractor" (2006) 24(1) Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law 53-65 (with Arturo Urza and William Holden)
  • "Coalbed Methane Produced Water - the Emerging Canadian Regulatory Framework" (2006) 10(1) Water Law Review 23-43 (with Pauline Li and Jason Gray)
  • "Sustainable Development and the Regulation of the Coalbed Methane Industry in the United States (2005) 20(1) Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law 51-102.
  • "Environmental Takings of Mineral Rights:  US and Canadian Experiences" (2004) 22 (1) Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law, 1-23.
  • "The Regulation of Produced Water from Coalbed Methane Development Under the Clean Water Act: Northern Plains Resource Council v. Fidelity Exploration & Development Company" (2004) 8(1) Water Law Review 200-212 (with Jason Gray)


  • Chilkoot: An Adventure in Ecotourism (University of Calgary Press and University of Alaska Press, 2001) (with Robert Scace and Michael Mahoney)

 Other Publications

  • "Shale Gas Law & Regulations in North America," in Handbook of Shale Gas Law and Policy, Tina Hunter, ed (Intersentia, 2016).
  • EU Unconventional Resource Development Stalls," vol. 114.6 Oil and Gas Journal, Tulsa, Oklahoma (June 2016) 44-99 (with Hirdan Costa, Edmilson Santos and Vitio Emanoel (U of Sao Paulo), Pol Marti (IFP Energies, Novelles, France).
  • "Creative Environmental Sentences in the Oil and Gas Industry," The Negotiator, February 2016, pp. 2-7.
  • "Terminology for fluid-injection induces seismicity in oil and gas operations: A discussion document, Focus (2016) (with David W. Eaton and Mirko van der Baan)
  • "Mine Development, Consultation with Indigenous Peoples and Sustainability," Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Technical Paper Library (August 2013)
  • "The New Canadian Environmental Assessment Act," International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) (May 2013), online.
  • "Newmont Mining Corp. and a Mercury Spill in Peru," Richard Ivey School of Business, Ivey Publishing, Western University (March 2013) 17 pp. (with Jaana Woiceshyn)
  • "Legislation designed for long term prosperity changes affect environmental assessments and the Fisheries Act" (2012) Lawyers Weekly 32:21 (with Sharon Mascher)
  • "Managing Long-Term Liability from CCS" (2010) International Resource Industries and Sustainability Centre, Executive Brief #10-01 (with Norma Nielson and Anne Kleffner)
  • "Wind Farms on Alberta Crown Lands?" (2010) International Resource Industries and Sustainability Centre, Executive Brief #10-02 (with Ryan Kalt)
  • "Getting citizens on side - the anatomy of successful public consultation"(2007) 3 (1) Alberta Oil - The Oil and Gas Publication of Canada, 100-103 (with Loren Falkenberg)
  • "The Alberta Energy & Utilities Corridor" November 8, 2001 (with Stuart Proudfoot)
  • "Lingering Reclamation Liability" (1998) 3(2) Nexus, The Canadian Association of Petroleum Land Administration 6. 
  • "Conservation and Reclamation- Who Cares?" (1997) The Negotiator, Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen 9.
  • Commentary on the address by Frank J. Mink, Vice Chair, ERCB, "Challenges of Regulating the Impact of Alberta's Resource Industry in the 1990's" (1993) in Environmentalism: What does it mean for business? 31-38. (with Peter Bowal)
  • Commentary on the address by William Ranson, "Environmentality - Rethinking Business Issues in Light of Current Environmental Legislation," (1993) in Environmentalism: What does it mean for business?, 83-92 (with Peter Bowal)
  • "Regulating Sour Gas Drilling - The Impact of the Lodgepole Blowouts" (1992) in Petroleum, Coal and Environmental Geology - Central Alberta Basin, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, 56-67


  • Canada Energy Law Service, Carswell, July 1, 2012 - present


  • Webinar, "Liability for Earthquakes from Oilfield Induces Seismicity," July 5, 2016
  • Panelist, "Regulatory Traffic Light Protocols for Oilfield Induced Seismicity," University of Calgary, October 6, 2015
  • Presenter, "Regulatory Framework - The Alberta Energy Regulator," and panelist, "Responsible Development of Low-Permeability Hydrocarbons," Grand Energy Challenge Forum, University of Calgary, November 23-24, 2015
  • "Liability and Risk Management for Induces Seismicity in Canada," with Anne Kleffner, Geoconvention, Calgary, March 9, 2016
  • "Reuse of HF Produced Water & Flowback: The Regulatory Challenges in Alberta," 2016 Water Innovation Forum, Calgary, May 26, 2016
  • "Promoting Transparency in Central African Mineral Development," Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, Vancouver, BC, May 2014 (with Chilenye Nwapi)
  • Energy Planning Panelist, Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Conference, George Washington University, Washington DC, March 14, 2014
  • "Creative Environmental Sentencing: A Corporate Perspective," Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, February 21, 2014
  • "Public Disclosure on Fracking Fluid Contents - Striking a Balance," Grand Energy Challenge Workshop, November 21, 2013.
  • Presentation on the regulation of fracking and water protection, Unconventional Resources in Alberta symposium, Calgary, October 8, 2013
  • "Petroleum & Sustainable Economic Growth - Canada and the Congo," Workshop for the Government of the Republic of Congo's Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, August 28, 2013
  • "Sustainable Economic Growth Through Good Governance: Fiscal Responsibility & Transparency," Workshop for the Government of the Republic of Congo's Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, August 27, 2013
  • "Significant Changes to the Canadian EA process," Health Impact Assessment section, 33rd annual conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment. Calgary, May 16, 2013
  • “Canadian Mining Law: The Environmental Impact Assessment Process,” Second Congress of Comparative Mining Law, Universita di Roma, Rome, May 18, 2012
  • "Wind Farms on Alberta Crown Lands?" CPC-IRIS Executive Briefing, University of Calgary, March 17, 2010 (with Ryan Kalt)
  • "Long-Term Liability for Carbon Capture and Storage in Alberta" Calgary Petroleum Club, February 26, 2010 (with Norma Nielsen)