Energy Company Enlists Lobbyists for Help on Proposed $15 Billion Sale to Chinese Company

, The National Law Journal

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In the face of opposition from the U.S. Congress, the U.S. subsidiary of Canadian oil and natural gas producer Nexen has enlisted Covington & Burling to advocate for it on its proposed sale to state-owned Chinese energy company CNOOC. Senators have expressed concern about the deal resulting in foreign ownership of Houston-based Nexen Petroleum USA.

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