Our Core Businesses

Conventional Oil & Gas
While Nexen has onshore production in Canada and Colombia, the largest component of our conventional business occurs offshore. Over 50% of our production comes from offshore facilities in the UK North Sea, West Africa and Gulf of Mexico. learn more
Oil Sands
We’re a significant player in Canada’s oil sands industry. Production levels at our Long Lake facility continue to grow. In addition, we have non-operating interests in the Syncrude Canada Ltd. mining and upgrading facility and the Hangingstone in-situ project. learn more
Shale Gas / Oil
Shale gas is a clean-burning and abundant resource. We produce shale gas in northeast British Columbia, Canada. Nexen also manages working interests in two Chesapeake Energy shale projects in the U.S. learn more

At Nexen, it’s not just what we do that matters – it’s how we get the job done. Health, safety, environmental and social responsibility are a foundational part of our workplace culture. Nexen’s stakeholders have diverse issues, interests and backgrounds and we strive to engage them fairly and openly. We are committed to giving back to the communities where we operate through charitable contributions and employee volunteering.