Canada is focusing attention on India and other Asian countries as it seeks to reduce its...

|By:, SA News Editor

Canada is focusing attention on India and other Asian countries as it seeks to reduce its dependence on the U.S. for exports of hydrocarbons, Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver says. India is particularly concerned about securing supplies of natural gas given dwindling production at its main gas fields; Oliver says he welcomes Indian companies interested in acquiring energy assets in Canada.