19 Sep '11, 3am

China Pumping Billions Into Canadian Tar Sands - A US Devil Is In The Details: Pipe dream. Image credit:Flickr,...

Pipe dream indeed. As reported in the Houston Chronicle and subsequently posted on Poten and Partners , it is no surprise that ...Chinese firms are rushing to snap up Canadian oil sands resources and invest in ongoing projects -- to the tune of $15 billion in the past 18 months in Alberta alone. They are motivated by a desire to jump into one of the world's lowest-risk oil investments and to quench the exploding energy demands of Asian markets -- even though getting the product from Canada to Asia is just a pipe dream now. The foreign funding can help pay for what research firm IHS CERA estimates will be $100 billion in spending on oil sands projects over the next decade. And for a growing number of U.S. oil companies, many based in Houston, the infusion of Chinese cash in Canadian projects is welcome funding for some capital-intensive oil sands projects. In case you haven...

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