CNOOC Nexen bid

CNOOC and Nexen lobbyists had dozens of meetings with federal government before buyout approved

Nexen and CNOOC lobbyists got dozens of meetings with a wide range of MPs and authorities prior to Harper's big announcement on China's $15.1-billion deal. So what did they talk about?

Rachel Maddow slams China's bid to infiltrate Canadian oil market

Rachel Maddow's criticisms of Chinese oil giant CNOOC's ties with Iran raised questions over the company's potential takeover of Canadian oil giant Nexen.