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Activists protest in front of the hotel where Brazil's National... News Photo 185494135Activist,Atlantic,Auction,Barra,Barricade,Brazil,Brazilian,China,China National Petroleum Corporation,Connection,Crisis,Development,Discovery,Drill,France,Giant,Graffiti,Horizontal,Hotel,Large,Libra,Obscured Face,Oil,Oil Field,Operator,Petrobras,Politics,Protest,Protestor,Rio de Janeiro,Sea,Shell,State,Won,WorldPhotographer CHRISTOPHE SIMONCollection: AFP 2013 AFPActivists protest in front of the hotel where Brazil's National Petroleum Agency (ANP) 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.China's CNOOC and CNPC, Anglo-Dutch giant Royal Dutch Shell and France's Total won an auction Monday to join Brazilian state operator Petrobras in developing the huge 'Libra' Atlantic oilfield. The five energy firms won 35-year concessions, with Petrobras taking a 40 percent stake, more than the minimum required by the terms of Brazil's offer, which has been controversial at home. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)