Nexen Solitaire oil project gets regulatory approval
North Sea oilfield is expected to produce eight million barrels of oil.
CNOOC-Nexen: the ghost of the National Energy Program stills haunts Ottawa
Approving Nexen takeover won’t undermine free-market control of the oil patch, according to prime minister Harper.
State-owned investors a reality as Canada debates Chinese oil patch bid
Observers say CNOOC’s $15.1 billion bid for Nexen is a chance to clarify ground rules in a new world where state-directed investors are flexing their muscles.
Albertans wary of Chinese oil sands ownership
University of Alberta poll suggests Chinese resources investment is acceptable, but ownership is less welcome.
NDP, Liberals blast Ottawa on foreign takeover rules
Critics say ambiguity is harming Canada’s foreign investment process.
Harper says fate of Nexen deal is in China’s hands
Prime minister calls on the Asian country to show it can play by the same rules.
Nexen acquisition will be heavily scrutinized: Harper
Prime minister says $15 billion deal will be analyzed to determine net benefit to Canada.