BRAZIL-SECURITY-OIL AUCTION : News Photo

BRAZIL-SECURITY-OIL AUCTION

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Activists clash with security forces in front of the hotel where Brazil's National Petroleum Agency (ANP) will auction drilling rights to one of the world's largest offshore oil discoveries, in Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 21, 2013. Bidding on the coveted Libra oil field - which contains an estimated eight to 12 billion barrels of recoverable crude - opens Monday with 11 firms vying for a share of production. AFP PHOTO/CHRISTOPHE SIMON (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Activists clash with security forces in front of the hotel where Brazil's National Petroleum Agency (ANP) will auction drilling rights to one of the world's largest offshore oil discoveries, in Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 21, 2013. Bidding on the coveted Libra oil field - which contains an estimated eight to 12 billion barrels of recoverable crude - opens Monday with 11 firms vying for a share of production. AFP PHOTO/CHRISTOPHE SIMON (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)
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October 21, 2013
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