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Media Alert – CNOOC Limited Media Conference Call:

July 23, 2012

CALGARY, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – CNOOC Limited (SEHK: 00883, NYSE: CEO)
and Nexen Inc. (“Nexen”, TSX: NXY, NYSE: NXY) will hold a media
conference call today, Mon. July 23, 2012, at 7 a.m. Mountain Time (9
a.m. Eastern Time).

They will discuss their announcement that they have entered into a
definitive agreement under which CNOOC Limited will acquire all of the
outstanding common shares of Nexen for US$27.50 per share in cash.
Media are encouraged to dial in 30 minutes in advance. Only media will
be permitted to ask questions.


        --  Conference ID#: 13751202
        --  North America toll-free: (866) 900-8688
        --  United Kingdom toll-free: 08000323836 or 08000513806
        --  International Toll: (973) 935-2839

A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available at http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/detail/1010667/1092065

A replay of the conference call will be available at (855) 859-2056 or
(404) 537-3406 for one week starting at 12 p.m. Eastern Time on Mon.
July 23, 2012. To access the replay, callers must provide the
Conference ID#: 13751202.


Source: PR Newswire