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Infographic: Asian Investments in North American Energy Resources


“Over the past few years, Asia has made significant investments in oil and natural gas assets in North America. Since 2007, there have been 131 investments greater than $1 billion—100 in the United States and 31 in Canada—including acquisitions and joint ventures from buyers domestically and around the world.”


    —James Slutz,
    Global Energy Strategies LLC

This infographic is a representation of data from the Pacific Energy Summit working paper "The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship and the Growing Role for Asia" by James Slutz (Global Energy Strategies LLC). It shows the fifteen primary oil and gas investment transactions involving an Asian investor or buyer. Additional commentary can be viewed through scrolling over individual bubbles.


The underlying study for this infographic was commissioned for the 2013 Pacific Energy Summit on “Forging Trans-Pacific Cooperation for a New Energy Era.” Learn more.



2013 Pacific Energy Summit Report

2013 Pacific Energy Summit Working Papers

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