Canada will look to China to sell its oil
January 18th, 2012
07:13 PM ET
3 years ago

Canada will look to China to sell its oil

Ottoway (CNN) - In a phone conversation that came as little surprise, President Barack Obama called Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday afternoon to explain why he had rejected the Keystone oil sands pipeline project.

In a statement released by Harper's office, the president is quoted as saying that the decision was not a decision based on the "merits of the project" and that TransCanada, the company looking to build the pipeline, could reapply for permission after a new route had been developed.

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