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Cnooc: Expect Nexen Deal to Be Completed in 1st Quarter of 2013

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A Cnooc spokeswoman said the deal is still awaiting overseas government approval so it couldn't be closed in the fourth quarter, as originally planned.

Earlier this month, Canada approved Cnooc's proposed acquisition of Nexen, clearing a major hurdle for the Beijing-based energy giant in completing what would be China Inc.'s biggest ever foreign acquisition. It is also the most ambitious bid by a foreign government-owned entity so far to enter North America's booming energy industry. The deal is now waiting approval by the U.S. government.

Cnooc and Nexen were already partners in developing Canada's oil sands. The Chinese company acquired Nexen's bankrupt partner, OPTI Canada Inc., which was involved in the Long Lake oil sands project, in 2011.


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Maybe we'll get some new stories tomorrow.
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Everything is for sale in North America.
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Will be interesting 20 years down the road what the ramifications will be.
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 11:50:32 PM

This deserves to be considered very carefully
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 11:42:40 PM

This doesn't sound good for the US.
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 11:09:50 PM

ok
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Not ok, not okay at all
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oh boy,,this sucks...
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Wait and see.
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 10:59:40 PM

Can't wait to see how this turns out.
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interesting to know
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Another taxpayer give away.
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We'll see
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 10:48:05 PM

I think this deal should be carefully considered by the U.S., despite what Canada decides to do. Simply because their relationship with the Canadians will affect us negatively if it doesn't go well.
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Ok
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 10:39:49 PM


While the US flounders and pisses away it's resources China methodically ponders and plans it's next target. They are an odd mix, communist to the core but acting like capitalists when it's to their advantage. In this case they know that they will need to own some of this Canadian oil sand if they are to have enough oil to meet their planned future needs.
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This will be interesting to watch how this "relationship" grows.
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Canada will be sorry they let the Chinese in the door.

Not good.
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Not Good...
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ok......
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Here we go again...
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China is owning more and more of the world every day. Need to monitor this closely.
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Ok because I was really holding my breath
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Could be troubling in the long run
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money talks
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AND!
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we'll be owing china a lot in in short while if they keeep their buying up...and guess where it's going?
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That is so sad that this has to happen.
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This is disturbing.
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 10:04:37 PM

Oh whats the difference there all communist countries now. With Obama freedom is dead.

[Edited by: 5Golfer8 at 12/28/2012 10:06:33 PM EST]
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ok
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Okay.
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 10:00:27 PM

And why not. China has quickly become a jaugernaut to say the least. They are getting ever so closer to our shores, but then again, the US relies on China for just about everything anyway, not to mention the US Debt!

If anyone still thinks our country is in 'good shape' or 'on the right path', I'm afraid they are beyond dilusional.
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WHATEVER!
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U.S. should deny approval.
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and we need to drill
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okay
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 9:40:21 PM

Another large chunk of oil being bought by China.
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...hey Chinada, say goodbye to your resources...
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I like your post dollar watcher.
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 9:36:28 PM

Doesn't sound like Canada knows what they are doing, inviting China in!
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The chinese are not your friends!
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Irrelevant to the United States.
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Ok.
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Ok, whatever
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