Article Photos: Canada OKs CNOOC's takeover bid for Nexen 2/3

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers a statement regarding the federal government review of the $15.1-billion takeover of Nexen Inc. by China's CNOOC Ltd. and the $6-billion takeover of Progress by Malaysia's Petronas, Friday Dec. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Chartrand)