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Algeria crisis triggers Libya, Egypt oil security review

Reuters -- Libya rushed to beef up security at its oil fields and energy firms were considering similar measures in Egypt as Islamist militants threatened to attack new installations in north Africa.

More than 20 foreigners were still being held hostage or missing inside Algeria's In Amenas gas plant on Friday after Algerian forces stormed the desert complex near the Libyan border to free hundreds of captives taken by Islamist militants.

Hundreds of workers were evacuated from a number of Algerian production sites on the border with Libya to safer places in the country's centre and industry experts said that could ultimately lead to lower oil and gas production from the OPEC member state.

Libya and Algeria are Africa's third and fourth largest oil producers with Libya also the largest oil reserve


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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:42:42 AM

Have security at all these places. They can afford it!
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Drill, drill, drill in the USA and forget OPEC.
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Switch over to NG and tell OPEC to kiss our A$$...
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I thought Obama single handedly rid the world of Al-Quieda?
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Horrible situation. I wish Bush used planes to bomb the hell out of al qaeda every day for a decade.
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I'm sure production will resume.... way to much cash at risk!!
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Now that our oil and gas fields are producing, let them keep their oil and problems. Just keep Americans out of harms way.
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imagine staging forces in the deep Sahara.
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A bunch of nuts.
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What a disaster. And what does this country and its companies do, ship its resources off to the highest bidder.
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Nuke them from orbit!
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power struggle.
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Also a yesterday post.
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too much sugar?
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I doubt we will ever see the middle east peaceful.
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Hey just the excuse the oil company's need to raise prices again!!!
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Our oil and gas prices will go up...just because!
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I'm sure Republican speculators are salivating at the profits they'll make driving up the price of fuel.
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And we will pay for this in America somehow.
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All the more reason to find our own supply.
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well this is over quite the shootout almost looked like a FBI shootout back in Waco.
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Now the Fracking will pay off.
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No doubt obama will use this as an excuse to undermine the government of Algeria and turn the country over to the radical muslims.
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Here we go again.
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