Hill+Knowlton Strategies Advises CNOOC on $15.1 Billion Acquisition of Nexen Inc.

  Hill+Knowlton Strategies Advises CNOOC on $15.1 Billion Acquisition of Nexen

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CALGARY, Alberta & WASHINGTON & BEIJING -- February 28, 2013

Hill+Knowlton Strategies provided strategic counsel and campaign management to
CNOOC Limited on its $15.1 billion acquisition of Canadian oil and gas company
Nexen Inc., the largest-ever foreign acquisition by any Chinese company. The
deal closed Monday, 25 February.

CNOOC Limited is China’s largest producer of offshore crude oil and natural
gas and one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production
companies in the world.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies tapped team members from its vast global network of
90 offices in 52 countries. Specialists from the Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto,
Washington, D.C. and Beijing offices provided extensive expertise and
experience in ensuring a successful acquisition.

For years, clients have relied on Hill+Knowlton Strategies to deliver
insights, perspectives and actionable recommendations to navigate and manage
extensive and diverse portfolios of issues and influencers. Offering a unique
understanding of the intersection between public policy, public perception and
communication, our team of strategic communications professionals, former
journalists, political campaign veterans and former government staffers,
prides itself on knowing how politics and public policy work together, keeping
on top of the latest tactics and trends and understanding advocacy
forbusiness priorities.


Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Megan Schaefer, 212-885-0463
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