Nexen, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, is an upstream oil and gas company pursuing an aggressive growth strategy in some of the most significant basins in the world including the United States, the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa and Western Canada. Our resource base is diverse and includes conventional oil and gas, oil sands and shale gas.
Whether it’s using hydraulic fracturing technology to unlock an unconventional gas asset, implementing gasification technology in our oil sands operations or drilling wells 34,000 feet deep in the Gulf of Mexico, we employ state-of-the-art techniques to maximize production while minimizing environmental impacts. In all our operations, our talented employees are key to making us a successful, responsible developer. – less