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Wade, I tried the link and it wouldn’t take me directly to the article. What I did was shorten the link to http://www.worldoil.com then went to their site and clicked on “News” at the top and then “Latest News”. That took me to the article.
People sure sling $10 billion around mighty easily…
And the winner seems to be. . . .BP.
They outbid Shell and Chevron (and some private equity players)