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Is Tunisia the New Hot Spot for Energy Investors? Interview with John Nelson

James Burgess | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
James Burgess

Until recently Tunisia was considered to be a minor league and relatively underexplored venue in Africa's rapidly expanding oil & gas scene. This situation has quickly changed with new bid rounds and forced relinquishments creating an opportunity for new companies to come in.

The Rise of National Oil Companies

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business
Daniel Wagner

With energy demand, predicted to rise 20% through 2025, National Oil Companies are poised to have even an greater impact on the global economy, and in shaping oil producing countries' foreign policies.

China Tells Canada Not to Let Politics Interfere With Business

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 12.25.2012 | Business
Daniel J. Graeber

With Beijing warning the Candian government not to let political matters interfere with business affairs, the race to tap into North American shale may be a reflection of the broader geopolitical issues at stake.

Coming to America: Top Ten Factors Driving Chinese Foreign Direct Investment

Sophie Meunier | Posted 09.30.2012 | World
Sophie Meunier

While national interest is certainly one of the reasons for Chinese investment abroad it is not the only motivation. Other real -- and less threatening -- factors are at play in the investment decisions of Chinese companies.

'All-Too-Familiar Pattern' Of Insider Trading Allegedly At Play In Major Merger

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. securities regulator filed a complaint in court on Friday against a firm controlled by a Chinese billionair...

CNOOC's Nexen Bid Shows How Far Goal Posts Have Moved

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Oil demand is a function of economic growth. As U.S. GDP growth continues to falter, so too will the country's energy needs. In that light, it's no surprise to hear so many rumblings about the need to strengthen trade ties with Asia coming from the Harper government.

China's Top Dissident Breaks Silence on Freeman

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ashley Rindsberg

After news of Freeman's appointment was leaked, a group of Chinese dissidents, including pro-democracy activists from the Tiananmen Square protests, wrote a letter to Obama protesting the decision.

Reading The Tea Leaves: China's Huawei and 3Com

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rebecca Fannin

When the best minds in the world are put to work on creating new inventions together, it's the consumer that benefits.