Nexen Cnooc

No More Takeovers By 'Agents Of Chinese Regime': Report

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada should reject most if not all future corporate takeovers from Chinese state-owned enterprises, contends a new report from the Universi...

Chinese Firm In No Hurry To Ink More Oilpatch Deals

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The head of CNOOC Ltd. said the Chinese-state-owned firm is in no hurry to do any more big deals in the oilpatch since its $15.1 billion tak...

CNOOC-Nexen Deal Closes

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Chinese state-owned firm CNOOC Ltd. is now officially in control of Calgary oil and gas producer Nexen Inc. (TSX:NXY).CNOOC's $15.1 billion ...

Huge Boom In Chinese Investment Into Canadian Resources

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

A recent news report brought up the spectre of briefcases full of illicit Chinese cash making its way into Canada's real estate market, but far more m...

Why Fear Tainted Nexen Takeover And Why It Was Ignored

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Nexen Inc. began 2012 as a troubled oil and gas company struggling to meet its production targets and appease its shareholders.It ends the y...

No Shortage Of Money To Pour Into Oilsands: Oliver

CP | Heather Scoffield and Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper may have been talking specifically about the oilsands when he shut the door to foreign state-controlled takeove...

Alberta Reacts To Controversial Nexen-CNOOC Deal

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's announcement of approving the foreign takeovers of Calgary-based Nexen Inc. and Progress Energy Resources Corp. receiv...

'He's Intent On Having His Cake, And Eating It Too'

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The spectre of the National Energy Program has struck again.During the five months the Harper government spent agonizing over the CNOOC takeo...

Ottawa Reacts To Foreign Takeover Approvals

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada Politics

When the prime minster called a hasty press lock-up on a Friday evening, Ottawa knew something big was brewing. Stephen Harper has announced the go...

Not Poking The Panda Paid Off For Harper

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - On a Saturday afternoon last February, Prime Minister Stephen Harper sat on a bench in a Chinese zoo, his wife by his side.On her lap squirme...

Feds Approve Chinese Takeover Of Nexen

CP | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper ended months of market uncertainty by approving the foreign takeovers of Calgary-based Nexen Inc. and Progres...

What Are The Tories About To Announce, Late On A Friday Afternoon?

CP | Stephanie Levitz and Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper ended months of market uncertainty by approving the foreign takeovers of Calgary-based Nexen Inc. and Progress ...

EU Okays Handing Canadian Energy Company Over To Chinese

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

BRUSSELS - The European Commission has given its OK to China National Offshore Oil Co.'s $15.1-billion bid for Calgary's Nexen Inc.Both companies are ...

China-Nexen Deal: National Buoy or Ball and Chain?

Rachel Décoste | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Business
Rachel Décoste

By December 10, The federal government is expected to make a decision on whether to approve or reject the takeover of Nexen by a Chinese state-run company. Any rearward decision-making process hinging on knee-jerk intercultural reactions, quick paydays or short-sighted goals is detrimental to our country as a whole.

Canadians More Protectionist Than Americans: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada Business

Canadians have more of a protectionist streak than their American counterparts, suggests a new Abacus data poll that looks at foreign investment in th...

Are All the Single Ladies Really Like the Oil Sands?

Lee Tunstall | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Business
Lee Tunstall

When I first read that Chen Weidong, chief energy researcher at the CNOOC Energy Economics Institute, had likened the oilsands to "leftover single women," I'll admit I was mightily aggrieved. This is because, well, I resemble that remark. It was flat out offensive. And women, especially single women, are becoming a powerful force in society.

What's At Stake For Harper In CNOOC Decision

CP | Heather Scoffield and Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - As a former deputy minister at Industry Canada, there was no one in government who knew the Investment Canada Act more intimately than Paul B...

Not Buying Harper Government's Tactics On Nexen Deal

CP | Posted 01.03.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The New Democrats are criticizing the Harper government for extending a review of the controversial takeover bid of oil producer Nexen. Th...

Big Majority Opposes Chinese Takeover: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Business

Maybe we’re are getting all proud and nationalistic about our oil wealth, or maybe the fear of the big, red Chinese communist bear still resonates i...

Poll: Where Canadians Stand On Doing Business With China

CBC | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Business

Nik Nanos digs beneath the numbers with CBC Power & Politics host Evan Solomon to get to the political, economic and social forces that shape our live...

Take This As A Wake-Up Call: NDP

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A U.S. congressional panel's scathing criticism of China technology firms should give the Harper government cause to reject the proposed Chin...

NDP Comes Out Against Chinese Oil Sands Deal

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A $15-billion bid by China's state-owned offshore oil company for Canada's Nexen Inc. (TSX:NXY), "raises a range of difficult policy question...

Clement: Public Consultations On Chinese Oil Sands Deal 'Illegal'

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada Business

UPDATE: Treasury Board President Tony Clement has rejected the NDP's call for public consultations on the takeover of Alberta energy company Nexen by ...

On A Charm Offensive

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - China's ambassador in Canada is on a charm offensive, appealing to the public to look favourably on Chinese investment in the oil patch.Ambas...

Canadians Oppose Chinese Takeovers Of Natural Resource Firms: Poll

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada Business

UPDATE: A vast majority of Canadians oppose the takeover of energy firm Nexen by the Chinese state oil company, CNOOC, according to a new Abacus Data ...