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The New York Times: Nigerian Militants to Kill Hostages if US Man Dies

By REUTERS

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerian kidnappers said on Thursday their U.S. hostage was gravely ill and threatened to kill three other foreign oil workers held captive if he died.

A leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, whose month-long campaign against oil installations has driven up world oil prices, told Reuters by telephone that the health of U.S. oil worker Patrick Landry was failing.

“One of them is sick, badly sick and could give up tonight,'' said the man who identified himself as the ground commander of the movement. “If one of them dies, we kill them all.'' read more

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Shell, ONGC Eyeing Up Cairn Energy's Assets?

0811 GMT [Dow Jones Newswires] ABN Amro reiterates buy on Cairn Energy (CNE.LN) with a 2300p price target. Notes Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB.LN) has signed an agreement with ONGC (Indian state oil and gas company), to pursue opportunities both inside and outside India to find and develop oil and gas assets.

“Inevitably there will be some speculation this could involve some interest in Cairn's huge oil discoveries in Rajasthan, especially given Cairn originally bought Shell's 50% stake in the acreage in 2001 for a mere $7M prior to making the finds.” read more

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