Plenty of foreign interest in Canadian natural gas—for now

Gas extraction projects are free from the foreign ownership restriction imposed on the oil sands. But their future profitability is not guaranteed.

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British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, centre, visits the Petronas Liquefied Natural Gas Complex in Bintulu, Malaysia on May 5.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 07/23/2014 12:00 am EDT

Canadian natural gas deposits have become a hot commodity over the past few years, and foreign private and state-owned enterprises have swooped in to claim them. 

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