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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Exxon Mobil's plans to explore for oil and gas in 2.8 million acres off South Africa's east coast, expanding the energy boom along Africa's Indian Ocean flank.
ABUJA, Nigeria, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Revolutionaries in Nigeria have kidnapped nine foreign oil workers and are demanding that natural resources in the African country be nationalized. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta demand profits from oil stay in Nigerian hands and tol
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