Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University

December 13, 2012 - News

Canada’s new investment rules for oil sands target foreign NOCs

PESD associate director Mark Thurber appeared on Canada’s Business News Network to discuss new government guidelines that promise greater scrutiny for future corporate takeovers in the oil sands by foreign national oil companies (NOCs). Thurber argued that Canada nevertheless remains comparatively attractive to NOCs working abroad relative to other oil provinces around the world.