"We hope that Americans ultimately choose to buy competitively priced Canadian oil from a friend and ally that shares their values," he added.
"We assume there will be a push to move east and west, even if Keystone is approved. If it isn't approved, the impetus will be greater," he said. "We want to nurture our relationship with the United States but we know it will be inadequate [as a customer] for all of our oil production. So we need to move west to the Asian-Pacific market, particularly to China. Going east would bring us closer to India"