University of Calgary

Allan Ingelson

  • Associate Professor
  • Executive Director - CIRL
  • Executive Director - Canadian Institute of Resources Law


 Allan joined the Faculty of Law on July 1, 2008. He is the editor of the Canadian Energy Law Service (Carswell). He holds memberships in the Canadian Bar Association, Energy Bar Association, the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, and the Law Society of Alberta. He has lectured on energy and environmental regulation in Lima, Peru; Houston, Texas; Delhi, India, Beijing, China, Sao Paulo, Brazil and is scheduled to teach in Doha, Qatar, China in November 2017.

Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Research Group
Hydraulic Fracturing Initiative

Research/Scholarly Activities

Journals in which Allan has published scholarly papers include the Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law; Oil, Gas and Energy Law (OGEL); Journal of World Energy Law and Business; Natural Resources Journal; Law, Environment and Development Journal; and Energy Law Journal. His research focuses on comparative energy and environmental law, comparative mining law, regulation of the Canadian energy and mining sectors, renewable energy law and heritage resources law.

Research Areas

  • Regulation of the Canadian and International Energy and Mining Sector
  • Coal Bed Methane
  • Alternate Energy
  • Environmental Impact Assessments

Confederation of Scholars profile

Graduate Students

Course-based LLM

  • Robert M. Jensen
  • Meriam Bravante
  • Indra Maharaj


Law Society of Alberta
Canadian Bar Association
Energy Bar Association
Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
Academy of Legal Studies in Business

Photograph of Allan Ingelson


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