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Description: Although they support the proposed $15.1-billion acquisition of Nexen Inc. by China’s CNOOC Ltd., top industry executives want Ottawa to protect ownership of major oil sands companies.

Source: The Globe and Mail

Date: September 25 2012


Questions for Discussion:

  1. Do you agree with the executives that Ottawa should not allow foreign ownership of Canadian oil sand companies?
  2. Discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of allowing foreign ownership of oil sand companies?
  3. Is this concern primarily towards China or will it be similar towards any other foreign nation?

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